COVID-19 latest: Victoria’s active case number drops below 300
There are 289 active coronavirus cases in Victoria, the first time that figure has been below 300 since June 29.
But in grim news, another two people have died with COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the state’s death toll to 800 since the pandemic began.
There have been 15 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the past 24 hours.
There are 38 Victorians in hospital with COVID-19, six of those receiving intensive care.
Another 14,709 tests have been processed in the past 24 hours.
“This is so, so important,” Daniel Andrews said on Thursday.
Melbourne’s 14-day rolling average has fallen to 15.6, down from 16.4 yesterday.
In regional Victoria, the rolling 14-day average is 0.3.
September 25: 14 new cases, eight deaths
September 26: 12 new cases, one death
September 27: 16 new cases, two deaths
September 28: 5 new cases, three deaths
September 29: 10 new cases, seven deaths
September 30: 13 new cases, four deaths
TODAY: 15 new cases, two deaths
Yesterday there were 15 new cases & the loss of 2 lives reported. Our thoughts are with all affected. The 14 day rolling average & number of cases with unknown source are down from yesterday as we move toward COVID Normal. Info: https://t.co/eTputEZdhs#COVID19Vic pic.twitter.com/CTjd2OphTl
— VicGovDHHS (@VicGovDHHS) September 30, 2020