Victoria has recorded another 246 locally acquired COVID cases over the past 24 hours:
Reported yesterday: 246 new local cases and 0 new cases acquired overseas.
– 32,300 vaccine doses were administered
– 43,858 test results were received
— VicGovDH (@VicGovDH) September 6, 2021
Of the 246 local cases, only 90 are linked to known cases and outbreaks and the remainder under investigation.
As shown in the next chart, it was the equal highest daily number this outbreak (same as yesterday):
Victoria’s daily cases are running above NSW’s at the same point in the outbreak:
Active cases in Victoria have nearly hit 1800:
And active cases are growing at a similar pace to NSW’s at the same point in the outbreak:
The next few months are looking bleak for Melburnians who on 23 September will take the world record for being the most locked-down city.