Outbreak reaches grim new record with 867 cases, four deaths

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VICTORIA has recorded a new record for daily case numbers for the current outbreak and reported that four people have died in the 24 hours to midnight. Another 867 cases were added to the tally from 49,450 COVID-19 tests. In addition, 35,160 people received vaccination doses from state run vaccination hubs as the state inches closer to eighty per cent. The Department of Health has also added an extra 149 cases to tallies that should have appeared on Sunday and Monday, not including the 867 cases from Monday. “Late yesterday, the department became aware that a number of COVID-19 test results were incorrectly recorded by a third-party software vendor supporting a private provider,” it said in a tweet. “These results included 9 cases reportable on 26 September and 140 cases reportable on 27 September.” Read more: The Stawell Times-News has removed the paywall from our stories relating to health warnings and safety of the community. However, we depend on subscription revenue to support our journalism. If you are able, please subscribe here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support.

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VICTORIA has recorded a new record for daily case numbers for the current outbreak and reported that four people have died in the 24 hours to midnight.

Another 867 cases were added to the tally from 49,450 COVID-19 tests.

In addition, 35,160 people received vaccination doses from state run vaccination hubs as the state inches closer to eighty per cent.

The Department of Health has also added an extra 149 cases to tallies that should have appeared on Sunday and Monday, not including the 867 cases from Monday.

“Late yesterday, the department became aware that a number of COVID-19 test results were incorrectly recorded by a third-party software vendor supporting a private provider,” it said in a tweet.

“These results included 9 cases reportable on 26 September and 140 cases reportable on 27 September.”

The Stawell Times-News has removed the paywall from our stories relating to health warnings and safety of the community. However, we depend on subscription revenue to support our journalism. If you are able, please subscribe here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support.

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