Department of Health

Coronavirus update for Victoria – 28 April 2022


COVID-19 Data

There are 445 COVID-19 cases in hospital in Victoria – with 32 active cases in ICU, including 7 on a ventilator, and an additional 3 cleared cases in ICU.

6,196,538 vaccine doses have been administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services, with 2,574 administered yesterday at state-run centres.

67.5 per cent of Victorians aged 18 and over have had 3 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 94.5 per cent of Victorians aged 12 and over have had 2 doses.

10,427 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded yesterday. This includes 6,669 who tested positive on a Rapid Antigen Test and 3,758 who returned a positive result on a PCR test.

Sadly, the Department was notified of 10 deaths yesterday of people aged in their 20s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 100s. Six of today’s reported deaths occurred in the past week. This brings the total number of deaths in Victoria since the pandemic began to 2,941. One historic death report was reclassified yesterday.

There are 52,031 active cases in Victoria.

19,654 PCR tests were processed yesterday. The total number of PCR tests performed in Victoria since the pandemic began is 20,479,396.

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 28 April 2022


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