Greater Bendigo has recorded no new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, with the region's active cases dropping from 53 to 52.
The total number of cases recorded in Greater Bendigo since the pandemic started remains at 73.
Macedon Ranges has recorded two new cases, with its active cases increasing from 29 to 31 cases since Wednesday.
Department of Health and Human Services data from Thursday shows Mount Alexander, Campaspe, Central Goldfields, Loddon, Campaspe and Buloke municipalities all recorded no new cases.
On Thursday morning, Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed 278 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths in Victoria during the past 24 hours.
A state government spokesperson confirmed there would be additional appointments offered at the Bendigo Respiratory Clinic in Spring Gully from Thursday.
There will also be expanded testing at the La Trobe University Rural Health School, Bendigo Health, and the drive-through clinic in Strathfieldsaye over the coming days.
"We're going to increase operation hours and the number of staff at existing sites," Mr Andrews said.
"We encourage anybody in Bendigo, Ballarat, or Geelong, and anyone across regional Victoria, if you've got even the mildest of symptoms, please come forward and get tested.
"That's an important part of our fight against this virus."
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