Another low day of coronavirus cases has been reported by Victoria and the 14-day average drops even further.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced on Thursday that there were 12 new cases identified in the past 24 hours.
Two more deaths have also occurred, taking the state’s toll to 773 and the national number to 861.
In metropolitan Melbourne, the 14-day average is now 26.7 and there are 37 mystery cases.
#COVID19VicData: Yesterday there were 12 new cases & the loss of 2 lives reported. Our thoughts are with all affected.
The 14 day rolling average & number of cases with unknown source are down from yesterday as we move toward COVID Normal. Info https://t.co/pcll7ySEgz #COVID19Vic pic.twitter.com/U3lRKvideW
— VicGovDHHS (@VicGovDHHS) September 23, 2020
With no mystery cases in regional Victoria, it is still 1.1.
There were 15 COVID cases reported on Wednesday, 28 on Tuesday, a 99-day low on Monday at just 11 cases and 14 on Sunday.
With the 14-day case average lower than 30 on September 28, Melbourne is ahead of schedule to have some restrictions relaxed.