AUTHORITIES have added another nine cases to Greater Bendigo's COVID-19 tally.
There are now 48 cases in the area.
It is the only central Victorian council area where cases have risen since Thursday.
One case has been taken off of Macedon Ranges' tally.
Revisions to case numbers are not uncommon and can happen as tracing teams learn more about cases, for example.
Nevertheless, there are now 92 people still sick with COVID-19 across central Victoria in what has become the ninth day of consecutive rises in infections.
Central Victorian case numbers have been steadily rising over the past month and a week as a second wave of infections has hit the state.
Most of the new infections have been in the Greater Bendigo and Macedon Ranges areas.
Greater Bendigo has been hit the hardest of any central Victorian municipality since the start of the pandemic.
In the first seven days of August the area's total number of cases (sick or recovered) has doubled to 60.
One person is currently in Bendigo Hospital for treatment, though they were not in intensive care early this afternoon.
Authorities are tracking two outbreaks linked to workplaces in Greater Bendigo.
Catholic Education Office Sandhurst confirmed on Friday morning that another St Joseph's Primary School student had tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number to nine students and three teachers.
Chicken farming group Hazeldene's cases had risen to nine, the Department of Health and Human Services noted on Thursday evening.
Statewide, 450 new cases were revealed on Friday. Eleven more people have died since Thursday, including a women aged in her 50s.
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