Victoria falls below 1000 cases for the first time since September | The standards

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FOR the first time in over a month, Victoria has registered less than 1,000 cases of coronavirus. The state registered 989 new cases along with nine more deaths overnight. This is the lowest daily number of cases since September 28, when Victoria registered 938 cases. Victoria’s active cases are now at 19,409. 16,158 vaccinations were administered in Victoria on Monday. A total of 4,626,463 COVID-19 vaccinations were given in Victoria. About 81 percent of Victorians over the age of 16 are fully vaccinated. In the last 24 hours, 48,000 test results have been received by Victorians. The numbers come as booster shots became available to eligible key Victorian residents who have been fully vaccinated for at least six months. IN OTHER NEWS: The booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be offered to all eligible adults, regardless of the type of vaccine they receive for their first and second shots, Bendigo Health President Bob Cameron said. “We have started giving booster shots now and people can either go into our Mollison Street Vaccination Center or book online,” he said. “They will have to bring proof of their first two COVID-19 vaccinations before they will be able to get the booster.” We know that booster shots are really effective in giving people that extra immunity boost, so we are very keen to get people in. and dotted when they are able to. “This is definitely a positive step in the right direction.” Sir. Cameron said there were not a “large number” of eligible people in Bendigo at the moment, but he expected the number to increase over the next few months. “We think there are about 1,500 eligible people in Bendigo at the moment, so we have the doses to cover them,” he said. “But we will continue to get enough doses as these numbers increase in the coming months.”

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