Victoria records 1,196 new Covid cases and three deaths – but almost nine in 10 residents now double vaxxed
- New Covid-19 cases in Victoria has climbed back into four digit figures
- Victoria recorded 1196 infections and three deaths on Wednesday
- Double dose rate of vaccinated Victorians aged over-12 remains 89 per cent
Victoria has recorded 1196 new Covid-19 cases and three deaths as the state edges closer to 90 per cent double dose milestone.
The spike in new infections announced on Wednesday bring the state’s tally of active cases to 9774, including 284 in hospital, lowering the seven-day average to 308.
There are 52 patients are in intensive care while 29 are on a ventilator.
The latest deaths take the state’s toll from the pandemic to 1302 after Victoria recorded 19 deaths 24 hours earlier.
Around 72,754 Victorians came forward for testing on Tuesday while 3358 rolled up their sleeves for a jab.
More than 89 per cent of Victorians aged 12 and over are now fully vaccinated days after the Victorian government eased a raft of restrictions.
Around 72,754 Victorians came forward for testing on Tuesday