Department of Health

Coronavirus update for Victoria – 21 May 2021

Victoria was notified of no new cases of coronavirus yesterday.


Victoria was notified of no new cases of coronavirus yesterday.

This is the 84th day in a row of no new locally acquired cases.

The total number of confirmed cases in Victoria since the beginning of the pandemic is 20,546.

New COVID-19 wastewater detections in Epping area and new Epping exposure site linked to the Wollert COVID-19 case

Please refer to the Chief Health Officer’s statement this evening.

Update: Vaccinations

A total of 10,683 COVID-19 vaccination doses were administered yesterday by state commissioned services across Victoria.

This brings the total number of vaccine doses administered by the Department as of yesterday to 354,942.

A full list of opening hours and wait times at Victoria’s vaccination centres can be seen at Vaccination centresExternal Link .

Appointments can be made by calling 1800 675 398.

General advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms include fever, sore throat, cough, shortness of breath and loss or change in sense of smell or taste. If you are experiencing symptoms, wear a fitted face mask when you get tested.

The Department is publishing expected wait times at testing sites as well as updated information about locations and hours of operation at Where to get testedExternal Link .

For more information call the 24-hour Coronavirus Hotline at 1800 675 398 or visit Coronavirus (COVID-19) VictoriaExternal Link .

Latest statewide numbers (data reported to 11:59pm yesterday):

Cases acquired locally Cases acquired interstate Cases acquired overseas Active cases Lives lost Tests processed yesterday Total tests since pandemic began
0 0 0 18 0 18,042 6,156,947

Number of permits issued

(Jan 11 - 7am today)

Number of permit applications processed in the past 24 hours Average # of permits issued per minute in the past 24 hours


18,817 13.07

Reviewed 20 May 2021


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