A BREAKDOWN of Friday's coronavirus data shows nine new cases for the central Victorian region.
Macedon Ranges has recorded five new cases while Bendigo has two more.
Loddon and Mount Alexander shires both recorded an extra case.
Across the state, Victoria has recorded 627 new cases of coronavirus since Thursday. The total number of cases in Victoria is now at 10,577.
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The new cases leave Bendigo and Macedon Ranges each with 30 cases total and 19 currently active.
Mount Alexander has a total of nine cases with three currently active.
Loddon Shire has six cases in total with three currently active.
Campaspe (six cases total), Gannawarra (2), Central Goldfields (1) and Buloke (0) did not record a new case.
DON Smallgoods in Castlemaine plan to recommence operations next week after recording no additional positive cases in five days.
"Last night we received written confirmation from the Department of Health and Human Services that we can start to recommence some operations at Castlemaine. This will start from Monday," the company said in a statement.
"We are working with authorities and staff to reopen with a safe and cautious approach to maintain a COVID-free facility.
"As always, the health and safety of DON Smallgoods staff is our priority and, as a responsible employer, we are taking all necessary steps to ensure we protect our workforce at this time."
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