It’s been months since Victoria has seen a daily infection rate this low, recording just five new cases overnight.
There hasn’t been five new cases since June 12, a good sign the state is on track to lift restrictions sooner than planned.
It comes after the Premier announced the end of the state’s harsh night time curfew from today, as part of their second step out of lockdown.
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Thousands will be able to get back to work across the construction and manufacturing industries, which were significantly impacted during the second wave.
The low case numbers brings the rolling 14 day average to 20.3.
#COVID19VicData: Yesterday there were 5 new cases & the loss of 3 lives reported. The 14 day rolling average is down in Metro Melb, stable in regional Vic, and the no. of cases with unknown source stable as we move to COVID Normal. More info: https://t.co/pcll7ySEgz#COVID19Vic pic.twitter.com/Lu5XDcXFkI
— VicGovDHHS (@VicGovDHHS) September 27, 2020
Another three deaths have also been reported, but the ages and genders of those are not yet known.
Health authorities will provide more details later this morning.