Covid-19 News: Victoria

Victoria's COVID-19 cases climb as 26 infections recorded

Victoria's COVID-19 cases climb as 26 infections recorded

an hour ago


All cases were linked to current outbreaks, with 24 people in quarantine throughout their entire infectious period.


Grim warning of higher NSW case numbers in coming days

Grim warning of higher NSW case numbers in coming days

15 minutes ago


Premier Gladys Berejiklian has forecast NSW coronavirus cases will continue to rise beyond today's record number.


Popular Melbourne market among 380 virus exposure alerts

Popular Melbourne market among 380 virus exposure alerts

3 hours ago


Coles supermarkets, shopping centres and a popular market are among the latest venues to be added to Victoria's growing coronavirus exposure site list.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 21, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 21, 2021

20 hours ago


110 new local cases in NSW; Victoria records 22 new local cases; Morrison admits 'significant challenges' over vaccine rollout; SA records 12 new cases


Victoria records 22 local COVID-19 cases

Victoria records 22 local COVID-19 cases

1:02pm Jul 21, 2021


Sixteen of the 22 cases were in quarantine for their entire infectious period.


Victoria clamps down on NSW 'red zone permits'

Victoria clamps down on NSW 'red zone permits'

8:31pm Jul 20, 2021


Victoria has announced major changes to the state's border permit system that will clamp down on the number of Victorians entering the state from NSW.


What you need to know about Victoria's extended lockdown

What you need to know about Victoria's extended lockdown

8:30pm Jul 20, 2021


Victoria's lockdown has been extended for seven days as the state races to crush its coronavirus outbreak.


Victoria's lockdown extended for seven days

Victoria's lockdown extended for seven days

8:30pm Jul 20, 2021


Premier Daniel Andrews said the state needed "more time" to drive case numbers down and to quash its growing coronavirus outbreak.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 20, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 20, 2021

6:49pm Jul 20, 2021


Orange LGA sent into lockdown from midnight tonight; South Australia to enter lockdown; Victoria lockdown extended; 78 new NSW cases


Victoria's lockdown extended

Victoria's lockdown extended

8:03pm Jul 19, 2021


Victoria will not exit lockdown at midnight tomorrow as the state records 12 new local cases of COVID-19 and a further four from overnight.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 19, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 19, 2021

5:54pm Jul 19, 2021


Victoria's lockdown extended; NSW outbreak grows with 98 new infections and another death; SA ramps up restrictions after two new cases


Calls to overhaul Victoria's vaccine booking system

Calls to overhaul Victoria's vaccine booking system

9:42pm Jul 18, 2021


There are calls for an overhaul of Victoria's COVID-19 booking system after some centres registered hundreds of cancellations.


Victorian photographer in viral video pleads for lockdowns to end

Victorian photographer in viral video pleads for lockdowns to end

10:23am Jul 18, 2021


A Victorian photographer who went viral with a video of her despair after being plunged into lockdown for a fifth time has pleaded with the government to consider an alternative route to shutting down Australia's major cities.


Victoria records 19 new COVID-19 cases on day two of lockdown

Victoria records 19 new COVID-19 cases on day two of lockdown

7:36pm Jul 17, 2021


Victoria has recorded 19 new COVID-19 cases as the state enters its second day of lockdown.


Free beer offer back once lockdown ends

Free beer offer back once lockdown ends

12:49pm Jul 17, 2021


A Melbourne pub which offered free beer to anyone who gets the coronavirus vaccine says they will continue the incentive once Victoria's latest lockdown lifts.


Victoria's 'fleeting transmission' concerns

Victoria's 'fleeting transmission' concerns

2:46am Jul 17, 2021


The "fleeting transmission" among the state's 26 cases is causing concerns as contact tracers work to find all close contacts and exposure sites linked to the Sydney removalists cluster.


Defence member tests positive to coronavirus on Victorian naval base

Defence member tests positive to coronavirus on Victorian naval base

8:09pm Jul 16, 2021


The person tested positive to the Delta variant yesterday; the same day Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced Melbourne would enter a snap five day lockdown.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 16, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 16, 2021

5:07pm Jul 16, 2021


Record day of vaccinations in Australia; AMA calls for tighter Sydney lockdown; 97 cases in NSW, six in Victoria


When will Victoria's lockdown end?

When will Victoria's lockdown end?

4:48pm Jul 16, 2021


Victoria begun a hard five-day lockdown, which is scheduled to end next Tuesday, July 20.


Thousands in isolation as Victoria records six new cases

Thousands in isolation as Victoria records six new cases

2:47pm Jul 16, 2021


The number of exposure sites has more than doubled in 24 hours with 100 locations now on alert for COVID-19.


Uncertain days ahead as Victoria wakes to fifth lockdown

Uncertain days ahead as Victoria wakes to fifth lockdown

7:10am Jul 16, 2021


Victoria is back in lockdown with an uncertain outlook and a ballooning list of possible infection sites extending to supermarkets, shopping centres and major sporting events.


Almost 12m in lockdown with country's two biggest cities trapped

Almost 12m in lockdown with country's two biggest cities trapped

6:49am Jul 16, 2021


It's the first time this year Australia's two biggest cities have been in lockdown.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 15, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 15, 2021

6:39pm Jul 15, 2021


Five-day lockdown for Victoria; 65 new cases in Sydney; Three new local COVID cases in Queensland


Victoria plunges into five-day lockdown - what you need to know

Victoria plunges into five-day lockdown - what you need to know

6:20pm Jul 15, 2021


Victoria is heading into another snap lockdown from midnight tonight as local COVID-19 cases grow and exposure sites climb.


Victoria records two more cases as lockdown announced

Victoria records two more cases as lockdown announced

6:04pm Jul 15, 2021


The state's outbreak now stands at 18 with a five-day snap lockdown announced.


Andrews would be 'staggered' if government withholds payments

Andrews would be 'staggered' if government withholds payments

5:50pm Jul 15, 2021


Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has said he would be "staggered" if the Commonwealth government refused support payments for Victorians because they had not been locked down for seven days.


Victoria brings back mask rules as COVID-19 outbreak spreads

Victoria brings back mask rules as COVID-19 outbreak spreads

12:00am Jul 15, 2021


Starting Thursday, Victorians must again wear masks any time they're indoors or in crowded outdoor spaces.


State shuts border with Victoria amid new COVID-19 cases

State shuts border with Victoria amid new COVID-19 cases

8:25pm Jul 14, 2021


Western Australia has again shut out Victoria as the state has recorded seven new local cases of COVID-19 in addition to the one infection announced today, with exposure sites set to climb.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 14, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 14, 2021

5:52pm Jul 14, 2021


Sydney lockdown extended following 97 local cases; Seven new cases in Victoria; WA sends all travellers from VIC into 14-day isolation


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 13, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 13, 2021

5:50pm Jul 13, 2021


PM announces raft of new measures for businesses and households; NSW records 89 new virus cases; Bondi apartments in hard lockdown


No new cases as Victoria maintains strict border lockdown

No new cases as Victoria maintains strict border lockdown

7:44pm Jul 12, 2021


Victoria has recorded no new coronavirus cases for the 12th day in a row as the state slammed its border shut to NSW and the ACT overnight.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 12, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 12, 2021

5:55pm Jul 12, 2021


NSW records 112 new cases, major changes to vaccination rollout; Queensland restrictions to ease


Victoria continues virus-free streak

Victoria continues virus-free streak

8:53am Jul 11, 2021


The state has recorded its eleventh consecutive day without a locally-acquired COVID-19 case.


Domestic flight announced as an exposure site

Domestic flight announced as an exposure site

8:18pm Jul 10, 2021


Victoria's Department of Health has contacted passengers on a recent Launceston to Melbourne flight that included a passenger who has since tested positive for COVID-19 in London.


No new local cases of COVID-19 in Victoria as raft of restrictions ease

No new local cases of COVID-19 in Victoria as raft of restrictions ease

7:09pm Jul 9, 2021


A raft of coronavirus restrictions have been eased in Victoria as the state records zero new local cases for the ninth day in a row.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 9, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 9, 2021

5:02pm Jul 9, 2021


44 new cases in NSW; Tougher lockdown restrictions for Greater Sydney; PM insists vaccine lag not to blame for current crisis; WA flags even tougher border with NSW


Victorians told 'don't travel to NSW'

Victorians told 'don't travel to NSW'

7:10pm Jul 8, 2021


Victoria could tighten its border restrictions with New South Wales amid a growing coronavirus outbreak in Sydney.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 8, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 8, 2021

5:32pm Jul 8, 2021


Sydney police blitz on lockdown compliance; Zero local cases in WA; PM sending 300K extra vaccines to Sydney hotspots


What restrictions are easing in Melbourne

What restrictions are easing in Melbourne

6:37pm Jul 7, 2021


Everything you need to know about the restrictions easing in Melbourne.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 7, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 7, 2021

5:24pm Jul 7, 2021


Sydney teacher jailed for sexually assaulting her student; Sydney lockdown extended as NSW records 27 new cases; One new case in Queensland; Victoria eases restrictions as no new cases detected


When Victoria plans to ease restrictions

When Victoria plans to ease restrictions

8:07pm Jul 6, 2021


Coronavirus restrictions in Victoria are set to be eased later this week as the state marked its sixth consecutive day of zero local COVID-19 cases.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 6, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 6, 2021

5:57pm Jul 6, 2021


New venues of concern in Sydney; NSW records 18 local cases; One new local case in QLD; None in Victoria


Victoria has no plans to lift tough border rules 'anytime soon'

Victoria has no plans to lift tough border rules 'anytime soon'

8:24pm Jul 5, 2021


Victoria's tough border restrictions could be in place for a while yet, with authorities advising Victorians stuck interstate to start making arrangements to come home.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 5, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 5, 2021

5:59pm Jul 5, 2021


NSW records 35 new cases; Four new local Queensland infections; School closed after student tests positive


Victoria maintains zero new cases of COVID-19

Victoria maintains zero new cases of COVID-19

7:42pm Jul 4, 2021


Today marks four days in a row that Victoria has been without a new local case.


'Hard work continues' despite three days of no cases in Victoria

'Hard work continues' despite three days of no cases in Victoria

7:26pm Jul 3, 2021


No new cases of coronavirus have been diagnosed in Victoria in the past 24 hours.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 2, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 2, 2021

5:38pm Jul 2, 2021


PM unveils four-point plan out of pandemic; International travel caps halved; Perth and Peel to exit lockdown


Victoria's plan to end lockdowns receives National Cabinet support

Victoria's plan to end lockdowns receives National Cabinet support

2:03pm Jul 2, 2021


Victorian Health Minister Martin Foley welcomed the changes at the state's daily COVID-19 update.


Victoria issues retrospective testing mandate for Alice Springs travellers

Victoria issues retrospective testing mandate for Alice Springs travellers

7:51pm Jul 1, 2021


Victoria has declared Alice Springs a retrospective orange zone from June 25 as borders closed to rural Northern Territory town overnight.


Breaking news and updates Australia: July 1, 2021

Breaking news and updates Australia: July 1, 2021

5:51pm Jul 1, 2021


Woman with 'health issues' dies after COVID-19 jab; NSW records 24 new COVID-19 cases, two in Queensland and one in NT; No new cases in Victoria, SA or WA; AstraZeneca row continues