Victoria is powering towards the two week mark of no new coronavirus cases or deaths, with today marking 12 days since the last infection.
Health authorities around the country are becoming more and more confident that the troubled state has stamped out the virus alltogether.
The positive results come as Melbourne continues to relax restrictions, with the ring of steel also coming down this week.
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Despite the increased movement of people around the city and the state, there’s still been no evidence of fresh cases.
Testing rates continue to stay high as well, a good sign that possible infections haven’t gone undetected.
Victorian authorities are expected to provide further information this morning.
Yesterday there were 0 new cases and 0 lives lost reported. There are 4 active cases, 1 with unknown source. 19,986 tests results were received – thank you, #EveryTestHelps. More: https://t.co/pcll7ySEgz #COVID19VicData #StaySafeStayOpen pic.twitter.com/QZ9jFhapdY
— VicGovDHHS (@VicGovDHHS) November 10, 2020
It comes as Queensland’s Chief Health Officer hints a border reopening to the whole of Victoria is likely before Christmas.
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