Victoria's COVID-19 crisis by the numbers

Victoria has reported seven more COVID-19 cases a day after anti-lockdown protests in Melbourne.
Victoria has reported seven more COVID-19 cases a day after anti-lockdown protests in Melbourne.

VICTORIA'S COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR OCTOBER 24

* No fatalities leaves the state death toll at 817 and the national figure at 905

* Seven new cases, all in metropolitan Melbourne (Banyule, Dandenong, Wyndham, Maribyrnong, and three in Darebin)

* Of the new cases, six are linked to known cases and one is a previous positive and under investigation

* One of the cases is a student from East Preston Islamic College

* 14-day rolling case average is five for Melbourne, down from 5.5, and 0.2 for regional Victoria

* 10 mystery cases in Melbourne for the fortnight to Wednesday and none for regional Victoria

* 98 active cases across the state, including two in regional Victoria (greater Shepparton)

* Active case numbers have not been below 100 since June 19

* Eight people in hospital, none in ICU

* Seven active cases involving healthcare workers

* 3,039,583 tests have been conducted since the pandemic outbreak, with 17,219 in the latest 24-hour period

POLICE FINES

* 16 people were arrested and 96 fines were issued during an anti-lockdown protest in Melbourne on Friday. Offences included failing to wear a face mask and breaching limits for public gatherings.

RESTRICTIONS

* Melburnians limited to travel within 25km of home

* Outdoor gatherings capped at 10 people, from two households

* Face masks must be worn at all times when outside the home

* On-site hospitality and non-essential retailers remain closed

Australian Associated Press