Victoria records 12 further COVID deaths and 1,036 new cases



Victoria has recorded 1,036 new COVID-19 infections and the deaths of 12 people with COVID-19.The deaths take the toll from the current outbreak to 305.There are 702 people in hospital with COVID-19, including 80 on a ventilator.The new cases were found from 56,768 test results processed on Saturday and brings the number of active infections in the state to 22,013.The state has now officially passed a milestone of having 80 per cent of the population aged 16 and above having received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.Restrictions lifted on Friday afternoon, a day ahead of the target being hit.Space to play or pause, M to mute, left and right arrows to seek, up and down arrows for volume.WatchDuration: 1 minute 1 second1m 1s What are some of the major restrictions that have eased in Victoria?Attention has now turned to the proportion of Victorians aged 12 and above who are fully vaccinated.Once 90 per cent of that cohort is protected, there will be a widespread lifting of restrictions across the state.More to come.Space to play or pause, M to mute, left and right arrows to seek, up and down arrows for volume.WatchDuration: 2 minutes 1 second2m 1s COVID-19 boosters to begin as early as November 8What you need to know about coronavirus:Loading form…



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