Victoria records 1,362 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths

Victoria records 1,362 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths

Victoria records 1,362 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths Victoria has recorded 1,362 new local COVID-19 cases and seven deaths as the state enjoys a rolling back of border restrictions. There are now 10,887 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 494 people have died during the state's current Delta outbreak. The seven-day average for daily infections has risen for the past six days, and now sits at 1,158. The rolling daily case average had hit a low of 986 earlier this month, but now appears to be increasing, a trend that was forecast in modelling from the Burnet Institute. While the uptick in cases is yet to translate to increased hospitalisations, the dramatic fall in patients seen over the past month has now slowed and stabilised at about …
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