Department of Health

Coronavirus update for Victoria – 15 November 2021

Yesterday, 5,030 vaccine doses were administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services.

15/11/21

COVID-19 Data

Yesterday, 5,030 vaccine doses were administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services. The total number of doses administered through state-run services is 4,771,734.

93.5 per cent of Victorians aged 16 and over have now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 88.1 per cent have had two doses. 93.1 per cent of Victorians aged 12 and over have now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 87.3 per cent have had two doses. This excludes the most recent Commonwealth data.

There are 378 COVID-19 cases in hospital in Victoria. 78 active cases and 71 cleared cases are in intensive care, with 48 cases on a ventilator

Victoria was notified of 860 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday. All cases were locally acquired. The 10 Local Government Areas with the highest number of new cases are Casey, Wyndham, Greater Dandenong, Hume, Brimbank, Melton, Melbourne, Moreland, Stonnington and Whittlesea.

All locations containing new cases will be published today at Victorian COVID-19 data.

There are 17,518 active cases in Victoria. The total number of confirmed cases in Victoria since the beginning of the pandemic is 105,484.

Sadly, the Department was notified yesterday of five deaths of people aged in their 70s, 80s and 80s. This brings the total number of deaths in Victoria since the pandemic began to 1,231.

48,104 COVID-19 tests were processed yesterday. The total number of tests performed in Victoria since the pandemic began is 14,205,134.

There are currently more than 77,380 active primary close contacts in isolation in Victoria.

Updates

Workplace vaccination deadlines

From Saturday 13 November 2021, all employees and contractors working on Victorian construction sites must be fully vaccinated with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine to be eligible to continue working on site.

The second-dose deadline is also approaching for workers in Victoria’s residential aged-care facilities, who must be fully vaccinated by today, Monday 15 November.

Exceptions apply to workers with a medical exemption.

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 15 November 2021

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