Victoria records 7442 COVID-19 infections


Another 7442 COVID-19 infections were found in Victoria for the the final day of 2021, starting the new year with another pandemic record.

The number of active cases reported in the most-recent 24-hour reporting period has also risen again, to 24,161, and 63,026 people were tested.

There are 51 people actively infectious with COVID-19 in intensive care, with 21 people ventilated.

Another nine people have died with the virus.