Media release
4 May 2021

Victoria has been notified of 1 new case of coronavirus since yesterday – a returned traveller in hotel quarantine. The new case is a man in his 40s.

Victoria has recorded no new locally acquired cases.

This is the 67th day in a row that no new cases have been acquired in Victoria.

The total number of confirmed cases in Victoria since the beginning of the pandemic is 20,524.

Update: Vaccinations

A total of 6,923 COVID-19 vaccination doses were administered yesterday by state commissioned services across Victoria.

This brings the total number of vaccine doses administered by the Department as of yesterday to 220,133.

Victorians aged 50 and over are now eligible to receive their vaccination at one of Victoria’s vaccination centres.

A full list of opening hours and wait times at Victoria’s high-volume vaccinations centres can be seen at Vaccination centres. Appointments can be made by calling 1800 675 398.

Update: Interstate exposure sites

Queensland

Queensland Health has published a list of exposure sites at Queensland Government website.

If you are currently in Victoria and have been to a Tier 1 exposure site you must immediately contact the Victorian Department of Health at 1300 651 160 and quarantine for 14 days.

Other Queensland public exposure sites, as listed on the Queensland Government website, are considered Tier 2 exposure sites. Anyone who has visited a Tier 2 exposure site during times listed should contact the Victorian Department of Health at 1300 651 160get a test and isolate until they receive a negative result.

Western Australia

Western Australia Health has published a list of exposure sites at Healthy WA.

Victoria has declared all exposure sites since 27 April as Tier 1 exposure sites. If you are currently in Victoria and have been to a Tier 1 exposure site you must immediately contact the Victorian Department of Health at 1300 651 160 and quarantine for 14 days.

Victoria will continue to closely monitor the situation and the Perth and Peel regions remain designated orange zones under Victoria’s travel permit system.

General advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms include fever, sore throat, cough, shortness of breath and loss or change in sense of smell or taste. If you are experiencing any symptoms, wear a fitted face mask when you get tested.

The Department is publishing expected wait times at testing sites as well as updated information about locations and hours of operation at Where to get tested.

For more information call the 24-hour Coronavirus Hotline at 1800 675 398 or visit Coronavirus (COVID-19) Victoria.

Latest statewide numbers (data reported to 11:59pm yesterday):

Cases acquired locally Cases acquired interstate Cases acquired overseas Active cases Lives lost Tests processed yesterday Total tests since pandemic began 
0 0 1 21 0 14,325 5,863,187

 

Number of permits issued 

(Jan 11 - 7am today)

Number of permit applications processed in the past 24 hours Average # of permits issued per minute in the past 24 hours 

2,023,610

16,039 11.14