Coronavirus update for Victoria 15 May 2022

There are 528 COVID-19 cases in hospital in Victoria – with 21 active cases in ICU, including 4 on a ventilator, and an additional 6 cleared cases in ICU.

6,224,007 vaccine doses have been administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services, with 259 administered yesterday at state-run centres.

66.8 per cent of Victorians aged 16 and over have had three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 94.6 percent of Victorians aged 12 and over have had two doses.

10,197 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded yesterday. This includes 7,229 who tested positive on a Rapid Antigen Test and 2,968 who returned a positive result on a PCR test.

Sadly, the Department was notified of 10 deaths yesterday in people aged in their 80s, 90s and 100s. This brings the total number of deaths in Victoria since the pandemic began to 3,133.

There are 77,535 active cases in Victoria.

17,397 PCR tests were processed yesterday. The total number of PCR tests performed in Victoria since the pandemic began is 20,779,993.

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