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Australia Just 11 new cases raises hope of early lockdown end in Victoria

04:20  21 september  2020
04:20  21 september  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

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Victoria records just 11 new coronavirus cases and two deaths, raising hope of early lockdown end . COVID-19 testing in Victoria dropped to 7000 in the past 24 hours. Mr Andrews urged vigilance and a willingness to hang tough, but the mood among his team of advisors appeared optimistic.

Victoria records just 11 new coronavirus cases and two deaths, raising hope of early lockdown end . "These numbers are cause for great optimism and a positivity, I would hope , right across metropolitan Melbourne, just as regional Victoria this week has taken two big steps to open up and

Victoria has recorded just 11 new coronavirus cases overnight with two deaths.

The drop in new infections follows yesterday total of 14 cases, and raised the prospect of Victoria possibly ending its lockdown sooner than thought.

Premier Daniel Andrews said yesterday that he hasn't ruled out easing restrictions earlier than expected.

Today's total is the lowest number in almost three months, after the second wave surged through the state.

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Victoria has recorded 28 coronavirus cases and three more deaths, sparking calls for the state to ease lockdown restrictions early . The latest figures, which were released on Tuesday, show a slight spike in case numbers after the state recorded just 11 new infections on Monday and two deaths - the lowest

Victoria recorded the lowest number of new daily cases since mid-June 'He is smashing livelihoods': Daniel Andrews urged to end lockdown NOW after state records just 11 new cases of COVID-19 - as Victoria faces losing Victoria recorded 11 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, lowest since June.

The rolling 14-day average in Melbourne has dropped to 34.4.

Deputy chief medical officer Dr Nick Coatsworth said Victoria appeared well on the way towards single digit case numbers.

"The numbers are continuing to improve," he told Today.

Dr Coatsworth said a total of just 25 new cases over two days in Victoria "will no doubt be taken into account" by Premier Andrews if an adjustment of the roadmap is looming.

The total number of Australians who have died of coronavirus has risen to 851, with 763 of those fatalities in Victoria.

Mr Andrews is scheduled to brief media later today.

a person walking down a sidewalk in a city: Pedestrians walk away from the central business district in Melbourne. © AP / Asanka Brendon Ratnayake Pedestrians walk away from the central business district in Melbourne.

More to come

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