THERE are three active cases of COVID-19 in South Gippsland and one in Bass Coast.

It brings the total number of cases – active and non-active – to eight in South Gippsland and six in Bass Coast.

There are 19 active cases in the neighbouring Cardinia Shire (total of 46), four in Latrobe (13), one in East Gippsland (two), and four in Baw Baw (nine).

There are no active cases in Wellington. There’s been a total of 13 cases.

The latest LGA figures, released this afternoon, follows today’s announcement of 484 new cases state-wide.

It’s the largest single-day increase recorded for any state or territory in Australia.

The total number of cases is now at 6739.

The overall total has increased by 450, after 34 cases were reclassified – largely due to duplication.

Within Victoria, 97 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 387 are under investigation.

Two deaths have been reported since yesterday. They are both men aged in their 90s that are linked to known outbreaks. To date, 44 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.

In Victoria at the current time:

  • 1116 cases may indicate community transmission
  • 3408 cases are currently active in Victoria
  • 205 cases of coronavirus are in hospital, including 40 in intensive care
  • 3184 people have recovered from the virus
  • Of the total cases, 6204 cases are from metropolitan Melbourne, while 384 are from regional Victoria
  • Total cases include 3432 men and 3222 women
  • More than 1,385,900 tests have been processed
  • Total number of healthcare workers: 469, active cases: 187
  • There are currently 383 cases in 45 aged care settings