There are 546 COVID-19 cases in hospital in Victoria – with 20 active cases in ICU, including 6 on a ventilator, and an additional 5 cleared cases in ICU.
Due to a health service reporting error, today’s earlier number of 491 hospitalisations, should be 546.
6,222,031 vaccine doses have been administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services, with 2,018 administered yesterday at state-run centres.
66.8 per cent of Victorians aged 16 and over have had three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 94.6 per cent of Victorians aged 12 and over have had two doses.
13,181 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded yesterday. This includes 8,980 who tested positive on a Rapid Antigen Test and 4,201 who returned a positive result on a PCR test.
Sadly, the Department was notified of 18 deaths yesterday in people aged in their 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. 13 of today’s reported deaths occurred in the past week. The brings the total number of deaths in Victoria since the pandemic began to 3,101.
There are 73,727 active cases in Victoria.
22,137 PCR tests were processed yesterday. The total number of PCR tests performed in Victoria since the pandemic began is 20,742,607.
Staying COVIDSafe as winter approaches
As we come into winter, it is important to keep doing the things that help keep us all safe.
Get tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms and stay home while you are unwell.
Links and contacts
- your positive Rapid Antigen Test or find more information about
- Follow your COVID Checklist if you or you are a of someone with COVID-19
- Get your vaccine through GPs or community pharmacies through the
- Get information on and getting the right support for your symptoms
- See where and how you can get at state-run centres
- Find your nearest
- Current for living and working in Victoria
- Financial is available if you have been impacted by COVID-19
- View Victoria’s
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 15 May 2022