Bendigo has recorded 17 new cases of COVID-19 taking the total number of active cases in the region to 129, seven more than yesterday.
Data from the Department of Health, released on Monday, showed nine new cases in the 3551, four in 2556, three in 3550 and one in 3555 postcodes.
Campaspe Shire recorded zero new cases, while Loddon Shire and Central Goldfields Shire each recorded one.
Both Mount Alexander and the Macedon Ranges recorded two new cases.
VICTORIA has recorded 1007 new COVID-19 cases as Australia goes on alert for any signs of a new coronavirus variant.
A total of 300 people were in Victorian hospitals on Sunday, 45 in intensive care units and 17 on ventilators.
Three people died.
Another 48,397 people were tested for the virus.
Greater Bendigo recorded a dozen new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, in data released yesterday.
Sunday's data is expected to be released later today.
Australia's national security committee will meet later on Monday to reconsider the staged border reopening to students and visa holders following the emergence of the new coronavirus strain named omicron.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has urged calm after the strain was confirmed in two fully vaccinated people travelling from southern Africa who arrived in Sydney over the weekend.
"It is important we just calmly and carefully consider this information, work together, take the decisions that are necessary and that is exactly what everybody is doing," he told the Seven Network on Monday.
A previous version of this story stated there were 1813 cases on Sunday. That is incorrect. That figure refers to the number of vaccinations at state run clinics.
- with Australian Associated Press
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