BREAKING: Victoria records 19 new local COVID-19 cases

Victoria has recorded a spike in new local COVID-19 cases on day two of the state’s five-day lockdown.

A total of 19 new infections have been recorded in the past 24 hours.

According to authorities, all of today’s new cases are linked to current outbreaks.


They were detected after more than 47,606 people came forward for testing in Victoria in the past day.

Health Authorities are due to provide further details about the new cases at a press conference later this morning.

It comes after Queensland slammed the border shut to Victoria at 1.00am this morning, joining Western Australia and Tasmania in banning people from the state.

Queensland residents will still be able to return home, but will be forced into two weeks mandatory hotel quarantine.

The number of exposure sites in Victoria continues to rise, with all venues of concern listed here.