THREE new coronavirus cases have been recorded in the Greater Bendigo region.
Data from the Department of Health showed there were one new case in the 3550 postcode, along with 3555 and 3556 postcodes.
There were a total of 14 active COVID-19 cases in Greater Bendigo on Saturday.
An additional three cases were also recorded in the Macedon Ranges Shire, along with a new case in the Campaspe region.
There were zero new cases in the Gannawarra Shire and the Mount Alexander Shire.
On Friday, Bendigo Health confirmed there were four patients in its COVID-19 ward, none were in ICU.
THERE were 90 new cases of coronavirus recorded in regional Victoria overnight.
Department of Health Deputy Secretary Kate Matson said cases outside Melbourne made up 5 per cent of yesterday's new cases in the state.
A breakdown of the highest cases are below:
- Mildura - 20 cases (which went into lockdown last night)
- Baw Baw - 13 cases
- Mitchell Shire - 12 cases
- Greater Shepparton - eight cases
- La Trobe City - seven cases
- Greater Geelong - six cases
- Ballarat - three cases
Ms Matson said today's 20 new cases in Mildura were spread across a number of households.
She said there were links to New South Wales.
The total number of active cases in Mildura is now 37.
Ms Matson said as of last night Mooroobull and Shepparton were no longer in lockdown.
She said however Mildura now shares the same settings as metropolitan Melbourne.
"The short lockdown will assist us to get our arms around the outbreak and ensure hopefully that Mildura can again return to the same settings as regional Victoria in another seven days," she said.
Assistant Treasurer Danny Pearson confirmed there were 538 people in hospital with COVID-19, 117 in ICU and 83 of those are on a ventilator.
Sadly, there were five more deaths.
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