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Victoria Covid case numbers: State reports 1029 new infections as it closes in on 90 per cent vax

Victoria reports 1,029 new Covid cases and three deaths as the state closes in on 90 per cent double vax milestone

  • Victoria records 1,029 new Covid cases and three deaths as borders open
  • Victorian population nearly 90 per cent double vaxed
  •  44 people in intensive care in Victoria, 23 of those on a ventilator
  •  State now managing 9533 active cases

Victoria has recorded 1029 new COVID-19 cases and a further three deaths as it draws closer to hitting its 90 per cent full vaccination target. 

The state is now managing 9533 coronavirus cases and 316 virus-related patients in hospital, pushing down the seven-day average to 327. 

Forty-four people in intensive care are actively infected and 54 have been cleared, with 23 of those on a ventilator. 

Melbourne records 1,029 new cases as international borders open (pictured) and state nears 90 per cent double vaccination target

Health officials say virus testers processed 49,818 results on Sunday, while 3510 vaccine doses were administered at state-run hubs. 

Despite those and others at GPs and pharmacies, the state still hasn’t officially hit its 90 per cent vaccination milestone.

About 89 per cent of Victorians aged 12 and over are now fully vaccinated.