CENTRAL Victoria has recorded 14 new, active cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
There are four more new cases in Greater Bendigo, bringing the local government area's total active cases to 26.
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Nine new active cases were recorded in the Macedon Ranges, bringing the total number of active cases in that shire to 28.
Mount Alexander Shire recorded one additional active case. The shire now has four active cases, bringing the total since the outbreak of COVID-19 to 10.
The total number of cases in Greater Bendigo since the pandemic started is 37.
There have been 39 confirmed cases of the virus in the Macedon Ranges since the start of the pandemic.
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Data for the rest of the region remains unchanged, compared with the previous 24-hours.
Loddon Shire has three active cases, and has recorded a total of six cases since the pandemic started.
Campaspe Shire has one active case. A total of six cases have been recorded in the shire since the outbreak of COVID-19.
There are no active cases in Gannawarra, which has had two cases since the pandemic started.
Central Goldfields also has no active cases. The shire has had one case in total since the outbreak of COVID-19.
Buloke Shire has not seen a single case of COVID-19 throughout the pandemic.
There are 6489 active cases of the virus in Victoria, according to today's data.
The state has seen an increase of 429 cases in the past 24-hours.
Thirteen people have lost their lives to COVID-19 in that timeframe, all of whom are aged 60 and over.
They include a man in his 60s, two men and a women in their 70s, two men in their 80s, and five women and two men in their 90s.
Eight of the 13 new deaths were linked to outbreaks in aged care.
COVID-19 has claimed a total of 136 lives since the pandemic started.
There are 416 people in hospital, including 35 in intensive care.
A total of 5111 people have recovered from the virus.
Almost 1.677-million tests have been processed - an increase of 25,000 in 24-hours.
More than 700 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in regional Victoria since the pandemic started. Almost 11,000 cases have been recorded in metropolitan Melbourne.
There are 706 active cases among health workers, bringing the total number since the pandemic started to 1195.
Aged care facilities have been linked to more than 1000 active cases.
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