Victoria records 1,185 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths

Victoria has recorded 1,185 new local COVID-19 cases and seven deaths.

There are now 13,050 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 566 people have died during the state’s current Delta outbreak.

There are 297 people in hospital with COVID-19, of whom 47 are in intensive care and 25 are on a ventilator.

The health department said a further 55 people were in intensive care but their COVID-19 infections were no longer considered active.

The new cases were detected from 52,257 test results received yesterday.

There were 3,769 doses of vaccine administered at state-run sites yesterday, and more vaccinations at GP clinics and other venues.

Victoria has now fully vaccinated more than 91 per cent of its population aged 12 and over.

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