There are 422 COVID-19 cases in hospital in Victoria – with 21 active cases in ICU, including 9 on a ventilator, and an additional 6 cleared cases in ICU.
6,271,134 vaccine doses have been administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services, with 836 doses administered yesterday at state-run centres.
68.1 percent 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.
5,472 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded yesterday. This includes 3,689 who tested positive on a Rapid Antigen Test and 1,783 who returned a positive result on a PCR test.
Sadly, the Department was notified of 19 deaths yesterday in people aged in their 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s. This brings the total number of deaths in Victoria since the pandemic began to 3,750.
There are 41,195 active cases in Victoria.
11,612 PCR tests were processed yesterday. The total number of PCR tests performed in Victoria since the pandemic began is 21,294,656.
Update to pandemic orders
As part of Victoria’s ongoing management of the coronavirus pandemic, changes to pandemic orders will come into effect from 11:59pm, Friday 24 June.