CENTRAL VICTORIA has registered no extra COVID-19 cases today.
Health authorities have released today's breakdown of case numbers.
They show no change in most cental Victorian local government areas.
He also said active cases in regional Victoria had fallen to 102.
Chief health officer Brett Sutton said the only new cases to emerge in regional Victoria overnight were in Colac.
"We will, I'm sure, see a continued decline in the number of cases in regional Victoria," he said.
Professor Sutton believed some local government areas in that region might not see any new cases from now, though he urged people not to be complacent.
THERE are now six active cases in Greater Bendigo, down by one from the day before.
Premier Daniel Andrews says it is part of a wider drop in communities that were causing significant concerns several weeks ago.
"It's good to see that the strategy continues to be successful," he said.
The new number was revealed this morning at the premier's daily press conference.
There were 76 cases statewide.
"Obviously, at 76 new cases, that is still a really significant challenge for us. And to open up with those numbers would, of course, see the total number of coronavirus infections explode,": Mr Andrews said.
"It would see many, many hundreds, indeed thousands, of Victorians infected with this virus. So, as frustrating, as challenging as it is, we need to stay the course on this."
Mr Andrews plans to release a roadmap out of lockdown tomorrow.
SEVENTY-SIX more Victorians have come down with COVID-19 and another 11 have died since yesterday, health authorities say.
The number has steadily decreased back to similar numbers seen early this week, before it climbed briefly into triple figures.
Greater Bendigo's infection rate held steady yesterday following three days of single digit growth.
The Department of Health and Human Services is expected to update its figures on Greater Bendigo and the rest of central Victoria later today.
It will not just be humans who could get a reprieve tomorrow when the Victorian government releases its much-anticipated roadmap out of lockdown.
The Bendigo Botanic Gardens' aviary birds are becoming increasingly lonely without contact with the public.
Meanwhile, the paramedics union is increasingly concerned about the pressures it says the pandemic is placing emergency services under. It worries about what might happen when the busy summer season starts.
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