Victoria has recorded an outbreak high 473 locally acquired COVID cases over the past 24 hours:
Reported yesterday: 473 new local cases and 0 cases acquired overseas.
– 30,032 vaccines administered
– 49,037 test results received
— VicGovDH (@VicGovDH) September 12, 2021
More than half are mystery cases. Of the 473 new local cases, only 202 are linked to known cases and outbreaks.
The next chart plots Victoria’s cases this outbreak, which continue to trend higher:
Victoria’s daily cases continue to run way ahead of NSW’s at the same point in their outbreak:
Victoria has now passed 3500 active COVID cases:
With active cases running ahead of NSW’s at the same point in their outbreak:
Meanwhile, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrew has indicated that he will release details of the state government’s reopening road map this week.
Andrews has previously suggested that restrictions in Melbourne will ease marginally when 70% of the state’s eligible population has had at least one vaccine dose. This figure currently stands at 66.2%, and the 70% milestone is expected to be achieved on 17 September.