Department of Health

Coronavirus update for Victoria – 10 April 2022

10/04/22

COVID-19 Data

There are 356 COVID-19 cases in hospital in Victoria – with 10 active cases in ICU, including 1 on a ventilator, and an additional 6 cleared cases in ICU.

6,155,712 vaccine doses have been administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services, with 3,104 administered yesterday at state-run centres.

66.6 per cent of Victorians aged 18 and over have had three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 94.4 per cent of Victorians aged 12 and over have had two doses.

9,510 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded yesterday. This includes:

  • 5,634 who tested positive on a Rapid Antigen Test
  • 3,876 who returned a positive result on a PCR test.

Sadly, the Department was notified of one death yesterday of a person aged in their 80s.

This brings the total number of deaths in Victoria since the pandemic began to 2,782.

There are 65,466 active cases in Victoria.

19,731 PCR tests were processed yesterday. The total number of PCR tests performed in Victoria since the pandemic began is 20,187,219.

Updates

More than 60 vaccine pop-ups open over the school holidays

Dozens of vaccine pop-up clinics will launch over the school holidays at shopping centres, youth centres, sports complexes, markets, family fun days, train stations and major events across Victoria.

The pop-ups are in addition to Victoria’s fixed-site vaccination centres and the more than 2,100 GPs and pharmacies providing COVID-19 vaccines in Victoria.

For more information visit Vaccination centres.

To access the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Victoria, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Victoria website or call the 24-hour Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can also call the Victorian Aboriginal COVID Information Line on 1800 312 911. Callers will speak with Aboriginal staff who can answer questions about COVID-19 and direct them to relevant support services. The information line is open from 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week. 

Reviewed 10 April 2022

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