VICTORIA'S tally of active COVID-19 cases has dropped to single digits overnight.
The Department of Health now considers eight people to have the virus.
The number had dropped from 10 on Tuesday, the department has revealed in a Wednesday morning tweet.
Active case infections have been falling steadily from more than twenty in February.
All related to returned travellers as well as small outbreaks from Melbourne quarantine hotels.
More than 18,000 people got tested for COVID-19 in the 24 hours to midnight.
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