Greater Bendigo has recorded seven new coronavirus cases the same day Victoria saw a record 723 new cases.
It takes Bendigo's total to 28 with 18 active cases.
Macedon Ranges has also recorded three new cases for a total of 25 cases included 14 currently active.
No new cases were announced for the Campaspe, Loddon, Central Golfields, Gannawarra and Buloke local government areas.
This morning, Victorian premier Daniel Andrews announced 723 new cases of coronavirus since yesterday.
It brings the state's total number of cases now at 9,998.
Mr Andrews said there had been a significant jump in COVID-19 cases in regional communities.
"t's vital we stop this virus further seeping into regional Victoria," he said.
"I understand that many Victorians will be feeling equal parts frustrated, tired and sad. I am too.
"We're clearly a long way from where we wanted to be."
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Within Victoria, 64 of the new cases are linked to outbreaks or complex cases and 660 are under investigation.
There have been 13 new deaths from COVID-19 reportedsince Wednesday.
Mr Andrews also announced today that from midnight on Sunday, August 2, face masks will be mandatory for the whole of the state.
The decision to introduce mandatory face masks in regional Victoria follows the order that residents in Melbourne and Mitchell Shire would wear face coverings.
"In line with the advice of the Chief Health Officer, I can announce that same requirement will apply across regional Victoria," Mr Andrews said.
"That means from Sunday, August 2, at 11:59pm, a face covering will be mandatory whenever you leave home - and wherever you live.
"I understand this will a big step for some. But by covering your face, you're protecting your community, and protecting those extra freedoms your community enjoys.
"By covering your face, you're keeping local businesses open, and keeping local people in work."
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