Victoria has recorded 324 new coronavirus cases overnight, as residents in regional Victoria look toward the end of the current lockdown.
Of the local cases, 107 have so far been linked to known cases and outbreaks.
There are now around 2,166 active cases in the state.
Department of Health data also showed 37,604 people received a COVID-19 vaccination on Wednesday while 54,242 test results were received.
On Wednesday, premier Daniel Andrews announced regional Victoria will exit its current lockdown at 11.59pm on Thursday night.
The five reasons to leave your home will be removed and there will be no limit on the distance regional Victorians can travel from home.
The authorised worker list will no longer apply in the regions, meaning most businesses and venues can reopen with capacity and density limits.
A highly-visible police presence will be in place on the metro-regional border with 200 officers patrolling the area.
The news was welcomed by many people but some restaurants had concerns about fully re-opening with hospitality restrictions only allow 10 dine-in customers and 20 outdoor dining seats.
Eased restrictions will sees some students return to schools on Friday.
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