Victoria has recorded another 445 locally acquired COVID cases and two deaths:
Reported yesterday: 445 new local cases and 0 cases acquired overseas.
– 36,615 vaccines administered
– 42,694 test results received
– Sadly, two people with COVID-19 have died
— VicGovDH (@VicGovDH) September 13, 2021
Most are mystery cases. Of the local cases, only 129 are linked to known cases and outbreaks.
The next chart plots Victoria’s daily cases:
Daily cases continue to run well ahead of NSW’s at the same point in their outbreak:
Victoria’s active cases have risen to 3799:
And they are running ahead of NSW’s active cases at the same point in time:
Yesterday, Victorian Health Minister Martin Foley described the current outbreak as a “pandemic of the young and the unvaccinated”. He noted that 87% of the state’s active cases are people under the age of 50, while 585 are less than 19 years old.
Some 157 people are in hospital with COVID-19, and Foley says 89% of them have not been vaccinated.