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Only 10 active cases across regional Victoria

VICTORIA recorded 12 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths overnight, taking the state’s death toll to 773.

The deaths include two females in their 80s, both linked to aged care outbreaks.  

There are 67 Victorians in hospital, eight in intensive care and six of those are on ventilators.

A total of 2,622,822 test results have been received since the beginning of the pandemic, an increase of 13,337 since yesterday.

Premier, Daniel Andrews said it is a “strong number” and thanked every Victorian that had been tested.

“In general terms, 12 cases is another very good day, these numbers are coming down and this strategy is working,” he said.

There are now 532 total active cases across the state.

The 14-day rolling average continued to fall for metropolitan Melbourne to 26.7.

There are only 10 active cases in regional Victoria as the rolling average remained steady at 1.1.

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