There are 358 COVID-19 cases in hospital in Victoria – with 24 active cases in ICU, including 12 on a ventilator, and an additional 27 cleared cases in ICU.
5,906,838 vaccine doses have been administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services, with 11,413 administered yesterday at state-run centres. 742 of the doses administered yesterday were for children aged 5 to 11 years.
55.2 per cent of Victorians aged 18 and over have had three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 93.8 per cent of Victorians aged 12 and over have had two doses. 54 per cent of Victorians aged between 5 and 11 years have had one dose.
4,867 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded yesterday. This includes:
- 3,141 who tested positive on a Rapid Antigen Test
- 1,726 who returned a positive result on a PCR test.
Sadly, the Department was notified yesterday of nine deaths of people aged in their 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
This brings the total number of deaths in Victoria since the pandemic began to 2,376.
There are 46,703 active cases in Victoria.
17,132 PCR tests were processed yesterday. The total number of PCR tests performed in Victoria since the pandemic began is 19,344,636.
Victorians aged 18 and over will be able to access the COVID-19 vaccine Novavax through selected state-run centres as well as GPs and pharmacies from tomorrow - providing another option for the small number of Victorians still waiting for their first or second dose. For more information see the .
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 to isolate after a test
- 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 20 February 2022