The country’s COVID-19 death toll has sadly risen again today, following another two deaths in Victoria.
A man and woman, both aged in their 80s, succumbed to the virus and passed away overnight.
It comes after the state recorded 217 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
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Of those, just 11 are from known outbreaks, while a massive 205 are still under investigation.
There are now a worrying 2608 cases still active across the whole state.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has pleaded for everyone to follow the rules this weekend and stay at home.
Mr Andrews said police will be out in full force and won’t be afraid to issue fines to those doing the wrong thing.
On Friday, Victoria recorded its highest ever daily increase in coronavirus cases with 428 new infections.
The state’s death toll now stands at 34, while the national death toll has risen to 118.