Victoria has recorded another 42 cases of coronavirus overnight, along with a further eight deaths.
It means there has now been 19,953 cases in total, with just over 1,000 still considered active.
In good news for the state, the rolling fourteen day average of infections is now below 50, meaning they’re on track to lift restrictions as planned.
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The state’s death toll has now risen to 737, while the national toll now sits at 824.
Victoria’s Premier Dan Andrews is expected to give more details in an update later this morning.
#COVID19VicData UPDATED: We have reissued today's data as there are 81 cases with unknown source in Metro Melbourne, not 82, as earlier tweeted. Yesterday there were 42 new cases reported and 8 lives lost. Info: https://t.co/eTputEZdhs pic.twitter.com/buI8b9yv7J
— VicGovDHHS (@VicGovDHHS) September 15, 2020