6 new cases and no new deaths in Victoria as number of cases in aged care falls to 25

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There were six new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Victoria on Thursday, bringing the state’s total number of active cases to 175.

This is a 13% drop on the 203 active cases reported at the same time last week, and an 83% drop on the 1,040 active cases reported at the same time last month.

And the number of active cases in aged care was 25, or roughly 14% of the state’s total.

The state’s death toll stayed steady at 816, with no new deaths reported.

The rolling 14-day average of new cases fell to 8.9 in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria’s average remained steady at 0.6.

There were 21 Victorians in hospital with none in ICU.

And there were 15,439 tests conducted in Victoria yesterday, bringing the number of test results received in the state since the beginning of the year to a huge 2,890,495.

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