Department of Health

Coronavirus update for Victoria – 30 April 2022

30/04/22

COVID-19 Data

There are 448 COVID-19 cases in hospital in Victoria – with 25 active cases in ICU, including 3 on a ventilator, and an additional 5 cleared cases in ICU.

6,200,890 vaccine doses have been administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services, with 2,187 administered yesterday at state-run centres.

67.7 per cent of Victorians aged 18 and over have had three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 94.5 per cent of Victorians aged 12 and over have had two doses.

9,064 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded yesterday. This includes 5,855 who tested positive on a Rapid Antigen Test and 3,209 who returned a positive result on a PCR test.

Sadly, the Department was notified of 19 deaths yesterday of people aged in their 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 100s. Eleven of today’s reported deaths occurred in the past week including 4 deaths that occurred in the past two days. This brings the total number of deaths in Victoria since the pandemic began to 2,967.

There are 54,992 active cases in Victoria.

16,543 PCR tests were processed yesterday. The total number of PCR tests performed in Victoria since the pandemic began is 20,516,623.

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 30 April 2022

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