Victoria has recorded 2,232 new local cases of COVID-19 and 12 deaths, as metropolitan Melbourne and Mildura prepare to leave lockdown tonight.
- The latest deaths take the toll for the current Delta outbreak in Victoria to 187
- Victoria has officially vaccinated more than 70 per cent of its population aged 16+
- Lockdowns in Melbourne and Mildura will lift at 11:59pm, with a limited reopening of hospitality venues
There are now 22,889 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 187 people have died during the current Delta outbreak.
The new cases mark the second-highest daily tally in Victoria since the pandemic began and were identified from 79,544 test results received yesterday.
Victoria has passed the 70 per cent full-vaccination milestone that will officially trigger the end of Melbourne's COVID-19 lockdown at 11:59pm tonight.
The state has also passed the milestone of 90 per cent of people aged 16+ receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.