VICTORIA has hit two weeks without any new community acquired cases of COVID-19.
No new cases of COVID-19 acquired overseas were reported either. Three cases of the virus remain active in Victoria.
It comes as Australia's Department of Health secretary Brendan Murphy dismissed concerns that the government would not reach its original goal of offering all adults two doses by the end of October as a "semantic" argument.
Professor Murphy said one dose meant "in practical terms" people were fully vaccinated, it just wouldn't last as long.
He said it was unlikely every adult would have the chance to receive two vaccine doses by the end of October, saying the 12-week interval made it difficult.
Professor Murphy came under fire for the comments, with Labor senator and Senate coronavirus response committee chair Katy Gallagher saying it was dangerous to say one shot gave protection.
"Part of what we need to do here with the rollout is making sure people get two shots," Ms Gallagher said.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration has pointed to two studies looking at the real-world effectiveness of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccine, both being used in Australia.
In Scotland, a single dose of either prevented 85 to 94 per cent of coronavirus hospitalisations, 28 to 34 days after vaccination.
Public Health England found people with a singe dose aged over 70 were at a 60 to 70 per cent lower risk of symptomatic infection 28 days after receiving the jab.
The Department of Health received 18,827 test results to midnight.
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