Victoria has recorded 827 new locally acquired COVID cases and a whopping 19 deaths:
By comparison, NSW recorded 173 COVID cases and only two deaths:
The next chart plots daily cases across the two virus jurisdictions:
Active cases are plotted below:
Finally, hospitalisations and ICU admissions are plotted below, which have fallen sharply:
Based on the above chart, the surge in COVID deaths in Victoria is an outlier.