Snapshot of Victoria's 423 COVID-19 cases

Victorians took 54,649 COVID-19 tests in the 24 hours to Wednesday morning.
Victorians took 54,649 COVID-19 tests in the 24 hours to Wednesday morning.



* 423 new locally acquired cases

* Two deaths, bringing the toll from the current outbreak to eight

- A man in his 40s from Whittlesea

- A man in his 70s from Wyndham

* 149 cases linked to outbreaks, source of 274 cases unknown

- 274 cases in Melbourne's northern suburbs, including Craigieburn, Roxburgh Park and Glenroy

- 112 in western suburbs, including Truganina, Tarneit and Point Cook

- 10 in eastern suburbs, including Croydon and Donvale

- 25 in the southeast suburbs, including Keysborough, Dandenong, and Clyde North

- Five in regional Victoria, two in Ballarat, two in Mitchell Shire and one in Geelong

* 4038 active cases in the state

* 88 per cent of active cases are in Melbourne's north and west suburbs

* 84 per cent of active cases are under the age of 50, with a quarter in their 20s

* 61 active cases in regional Victoria

* 173 people in hospital, 44 in intensive care with 23 on ventilators

* 54,649 tests in the 24 hours to Wednesday morning


* 10 new cases linked to Box Hill construction site, taking cluster to 146

* Five new cases linked to Fitzroy Community School, taking cluster to 38

* Two new cases linked to V/Line

* Seven new cases linked to Oporto restaurant at Coolaroo


* 41,856 vaccine doses administered on Tuesday at Victorian-run hubs

* 68.3 per cent of the eligible population has received first dose

* Victoria has reached its goal to administer a million jabs at state-run hubs in five weeks


* More than 930 exposure sites including a pub at Ballarat over two days.

Australian Associated Press