Melbourne’s COVID-19 infections hit key milestones

Victoria recorded 42 new COVID-19 infections overnight and 8 more deaths.

Importantly, Melbourne has crossed below the key 30-50 new case threshold required for easing draconian Stage 4 restrictions at the end of the month:

NSW recorded 10 new COVID-19 infections with only 4 locally acquired:

Its success in controlling the outbreak without imposing draconian restrictions is illustrated by the next chart:

Victoria’s active COVID-19 infections have also fallen below 1,000 for the first time in months:

But Victoria’s total rate of infection has almost crossed 300 per 100,000 residents:

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