Victoria has recorded 12 new cases and one death in the past 24 hours.

This takes metropolitan Melbourne’s rolling 14-day average to 9.3, while the added death mean’s Victoria’s toll stands at 810 since the pandemic began.

Active cases have dropped by three to 189.Mystery cases, with no known source, still remain a problem, however.

In the past fortnight alone there have been 10, including one in the Ashburton/Ashwood (3147) area, and another in the postcode covering Sydenham, Taylors Hill, Delahey, Hillside and Calder Park (3037).

Two new cases today were linked to Box Hill Hospital and the cluster at Chadstone Shopping Centre has grown by one to 33, while two family outbreaks have been identified in the western suburbs — one with five cases, the other with three.Today’s new cases come as Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has said it is “unlikely” the state will lift its lockdown next Sunday.”There will be steps that will be able to be taken next Sunday. They will not be as big a step as we had perhaps hoped,” the Premier said today.

Source: 9 NEWS


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