THE total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria reached 1291 on Tuesday, April 14, an increase of 10 from the previous day.

There was, however, no increases recorded locally with Bass Coast 4 and South Gippsland 5.

There were no new deaths reported across the state. To date, 14 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria. The total number of cases is made up of 672 men and 619 women, with people aged from babies to their early nineties.

At the present time, there are 122 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria that may have been acquired through community transmission, nine others are under investigation.

Currently 40 people are in hospital, including 14 patients in intensive care. 1118 people have recovered.

To date 71,000 Victorians have been tested which does not compare well with almost 150,000 tests in NSW, however the State Government has just announced a plan to dramatically upscale testing.

Of the total 1291 cases, there have been 1032 in metropolitan Melbourne and 235 in regional Victoria.

Locally, cases have not increased: South Gippsland 5, Bass Coast 4, Latrobe 6, Wellington 10, Baw Baw 5 and East Gippsland 1.