13 Sep 2021

Covid-19: Victoria breaks daily record with 473 cases

11:57 am on 13 September 2021

Victoria has recorded 473 new locally acquired cases of Covid-19, the highest single-day tally of the outbreak so far.

A resident receives a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in Australia's first drive through vaccination centre in the outer Melbourne suburb of Melton on August 10, 2021.

Photo: AFP

Of the new cases, 202 have so far been linked to known outbreaks.

There were 49,037 test results received yesterday, and 30,032 doses of vaccine were administered at state-run sites.

Four Melbourne childcare centres were listed as tier 1 exposure sites overnight, bringing the number of venues to nearly 1100.

The latest figures show at least 66.2 percent of the eligible 16+ population has had one dose of a vaccine, and 40.8 percent are fully vaccinated.


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