Victoria has noticed a small rise in cases of coronavirus, making Friday its highest day in more than a week.
In the last 24 hours, there have been 45 new cases, as well as five more deaths.
This is the highest day in cases since September 10 reported 51.
#COVID19VicData: Yesterday there were 45 new cases reported and 5 lives lost. Our thoughts are with all affected. The 14 day rolling average & number of cases with unknown source is down from yesterday as we move toward COVID Normal.
Info: https://t.co/pcll7yB2RZ #COVID19Vic pic.twitter.com/6hd8jIeXvg
— VicGovDHHS (@VicGovDHHS) September 18, 2020
On Thursday, Victoria reported 28 new cases, taking the 14-day average for Melbourne down to 44.4.
Now the total of 14 days is 42.7 and there are 73 cases of mystery.
Metropolitan Melbourne needs to report a 14 day average of between 30 and 50 cases per day by September 28 to move to Stage 2.