The number of daily coronavirus cases in Victoria has dropped again today, with just 216 recorded overnight.
It follows similar figures over the last couple of days, with authorities now quietly optimistic they’ve been able to slow the spread.
It brings the total amount of cases within the state to 17,454, with 7,274 considered active.
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Sadly, another 12 deaths have been reported overnight as well.
The age and gender details are yet to be released.
It brings the state’s death toll to 363, and the national toll to 438.
#Covid19VicData for 19 August 2020.There are 216 new cases of #coronavirus (#COVID19) detected in Victoria in the last 24 hours, and 12 deaths reported. We are sending condolences to their families.
Further information will be available later today. pic.twitter.com/zEMVHRhdoM
— VicGovDH (@VicGovDH) August 18, 2020