Yesterday, 15,058 vaccine doses were administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services. The total number of doses administered through state-run services is 4,681,798.
92.9 per cent of Victorians aged 16 and over have now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 84.0 per cent have had two doses. 92.5 per cent of Victorians aged 12 and over have now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 82.8 per cent have had two doses. This excludes the most recent Commonwealth data.
There are 651 COVID-19 cases in hospital in Victoria. 106 of those cases are in intensive care, with 70 cases on a ventilator.
Of the cases in hospital yesterday, 84 per cent were not fully vaccinated. Of the cases in intensive care, 96 per cent were not fully vaccinated.
Victoria was notified of 1,268 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, Brimbank, Hume, Greater Dandenong, Latrobe, Melbourne, Whittlesea, Melton and Greater Shepparton.
There are 16,662 active cases in Victoria. The total number of confirmed cases in Victoria since the beginning of the pandemic is 95,917.
Sadly, the Department was notified of 7 deaths yesterday of people aged in their 50s, 70s and 80s. This brings the total number of deaths in Victoria since the pandemic began to 1,168.
65,410 COVID-19 tests were processed yesterday. The total number of tests performed in Victoria since the pandemic began is 13,676,441.
There are currently more than 77,600 active primary close contacts in isolation in Victoria.
Travel Permit Zones
From 11:59pm on Thursday 4 November, the ACT and all remaining orange zone areas in New South Wales have become green zones under Victoria’s travel permit system.
Travellers, including workers, who are entering Victoria from a green zone face no testing or quarantine requirements, but are still required to obtain a permit from before they arrive to attest that they aren’t COVID-19 positive or required to isolate as a close contact.
COVID-19 viral fragments have been detected in wastewater samples taken from the following regional areas:
- Stawell – unexpected detection for the period from 28 October – 3 November
- Lorne – unexpected detection for the period from 31 October – 3 November
- Mansfield – unexpected detection for the period from 28 October – 1 November
- Aireys Inlet – repeated unexpected detections for the period from 24 October - 1 November
- Apollo Bay – unexpected detection for the period 26 October - 1 November.
The detections could be an undiscovered new case or cases or could be the result of one or more people in these areas who have recovered from COVID-19 but are still shedding the virus.
Anyone who lives in, works in or has visited the areas above is urged to watch for the mildest of COVID-19 symptoms and get tested as soon as possible if symptoms develop.
Links and contacts
- Current restrictions in
- , including how to book and where to go
- Current list of
- Find your nearest
- Get $450 if you have to isolate after a test and other available
- The Commonwealth’s
- How to get your
- What to do if you have
- What to do if you are a of a person diagnosed with COVID-19
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can also call the Victorian Aboriginal COVID Information Line on . 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 06 November 2021