CENTRAL Victorian local government areas have recorded a second consecutive day without active COVID-19 cases, according to Victorian government data.
It comes as the state records 15 new cases of the virus and two new deaths.
There remain 289 active cases of COVID-19 statewide. Only three have been associated with regional local government areas. The rest are in Melbourne.
The local government areas encompassing the cities of Geelong, Bendigo and Ballarat all have no active cases. There is one active case in the Colac Otway area.
Central Victoria previously recorded no active cases on Wednesday.
FIFTEEN Victorians have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since Wednesday.
Two more Victorians were reported to have died from the virus.
New COVID-19 cases have hovered in the low double digits for most of the past seven days, even dipping below 10 on Monday.
Ten Victorians were diagnosed with COVID-19 on Wednesday, all in metropolitan Melbourne.
Central Victoria hit a milestone, as government statistics showed no known active COVID-19 cases in the region for the first time in months.
Bendigo Health also confirmed it was no longer treating anyone for the virus.
Victoria's rolling daily new case average for the past 14 days was at 15.9.
In regional Victoria the rolling average is 0.3. In metropolitan Melbourne, it is 15.6.
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