Coronavirus update for Victoria 27 May

There are 571 COVID-19 cases in hospital in Victoria – with 26 active cases in ICU, including 7 on a ventilator, and an additional 7 cleared cases in ICU.

6,243,534 vaccine doses have been administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services, with 2,095 administered yesterday at state-run centres.

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

11,369 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded yesterday. This includes 7,421 who tested positive on a Rapid Antigen Test and 3,948 who returned a positive result on a PCR test.

Sadly, the Department was notified of 9 deaths yesterday in people aged in their 70s, 80s and 90s. This brings the total number of deaths in Victoria since the pandemic began to 3,359.

There are 67,790 active cases in Victoria.

18,277 PCR tests were processed yesterday. The total number of PCR tests performed in Victoria since the pandemic began is 20,993,232.

/Public Release. This material from the originating organization/author(s) may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. The views and opinions expressed are those of the author(s).View in full here.