COVID-19 latest: No deaths as Victoria records single-digit new case figure
There have been no new COVID-19 deaths in Victoria in the past 24 hours.
The last time no new deaths were recorded was more than a fortnight ago, on September 15.
Eight new cases of coronavirus have been detected in the past 24 hours.
That figure was initially nine, but has since been revised after a positive test at Shepparton has since been determined a false positive.
Melbourne’s 14-day rolling average is currently 11.6, with 13 cases with an unknown source detected between September 19 and October 2.
In regional Victoria, the rolling 14-day average is 0.3.
There are currently 30 people in hospital with COVID-19. Of those, three are in intensive care and two on ventilators.
Another 9023 coronavirus tests were conducted yesterday.
THE PAST WEEK:
September 29: 10 new cases, 7 deaths
September 30: 13 new cases, 4 deaths
October 1: 15 cases, 2 deaths
October 2: 7 cases, 2 deaths
October 3: 8 cases, 3 deaths
October 4: 12 cases, 1 death
TODAY: 8 cases, 0 deaths
Yesterday there were 9 new cases & no deaths reported. In Metro Melbourne, the 14 day rolling average is down from yesterday & the number of cases with unknown source is the same. Info: https://t.co/pcll7ySEgz #COVID19VicData pic.twitter.com/1ypK2G52Vh
— VicGovDHHS (@VicGovDHHS) October 4, 2020