Victoria records 423 COVID cases, 2 deaths

Victoria has recorded another 423 locally acquired COVID cases and two deaths:

Most are mystery cases. Of the 423 local cases, only 149 have been linked to known cases and outbreaks.

The next chart plots Victoria’s daily cases, which have pulled back from Monday’s high:

Victoria’s daily cases continue to run ahead of NSW’s at the same point in their outbreak:

Victoria now has around 4030 active locally acquired COVID cases:

And Victoria’s active cases continue to run ahead of NSW’s at the same point in their outbreak:

Finally, The Age reports that Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews is set to release details of his government’s reopening road map on 19 September. Clinical epidemiologist Professor Nancy Baxter says the eased restrictions are likely to include allowing people to attend small outdoor gatherings.

The paper also reports that there are 158 Victorians currently in hospital with COVID-19, of whom only one has been fully vaccinated.

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  1. How does that last chart work, somehow in a matter of days active cases reduced by 40%.
    Can only assume the metrics got changed as to what defines an active case.
    This is just so comical.

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