Victoria's COVID-19 crisis by the numbers

The number of active COVID-19 cases across Victoria is showing an overall decline.
The number of active COVID-19 cases across Victoria is showing an overall decline.


* One death, taking the state's toll to 782 and national figure to 870

* The woman was aged in her 80s

* The death is linked to aged care

* 12 new cases, five linked to known outbreaks and seven under investigation

* 14-day rolling case average is 23.6 for Melbourne and 0.8 for regional Victoria

* Cases with an unknown source from September 10 to 23 are 31 for Melbourne and zero for regional Victoria

* 444 active cases in Victoria, including 10 in regional areas

* 53 people in hospital, with nine in ICU including five on ventilators

* 72 active cases involving healthcare workers

* 231 active cases linked to aged care

* Four active cases linked to disability accommodation, all are staff

* 4270 cases have an unknown source, up two from Friday

* About 2.65 million test results have been returned, an increase of 16,027 since Friday


* 82 fines in the past 24 hours, including 26 for curfew breaches, eight for failing to wear a face covering and 10 at vehicle checkpoints


* Stage four across metropolitan Melbourne, including a 9pm-5am curfew, 5km travel limit, two-hour outdoor exercise limit, widespread workforce shutdowns

* People in Melbourne who live alone can nominate a friend or family member to visit

* Measures in regional Victoria allow residents to leave home without restriction and all shops to reopen. Also allowed are outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people, up to five visitors to a home, and an opening up of hospitality and entertainment venues with density limits

* Melbourne drivers who try to leave the city without a valid reason risk a $4957 fine. Melbourne residents can travel to regional Victoria for work.

Australian Associated Press