Three weeks into lockdown, Victoria today has reportedly recorded its second highest COVID-19 infection rate of 627 cases, which follows yesterday’s record 748 cases:
Victoria has recorded its second-highest ever daily increase in coronavirus numbers, with 627 new cases on Friday, following Thursday’s record of 723.
There are also expected to be at least half a dozen deaths in today’s figures – down from 14 on Thursday.
The 627 new cases will see Victoria’s rolling seven day average for daily increases rise to 482, up from 436 on Thursday, and the previous high of 417 on Tuesday.
I’ll be back with the official report later.