The state has reported more COVID cases as Melburnians wake up for another day of freedom from more than 100 days of extreme lockdown.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced on Thursday that three new cases of COVID have been identified in the past 24 hours.
No more deaths have occurred, leaving the state’s death toll at 819.
In metropolitan Melbourne, the 14-day rolling average is currently 2.4, which is a 0.3 drop from Wednesday.
In regional Victoria, the rolling average is already zero and there are four mystery cases, which is an increase of one from a day ago.
On Wednesday, Victoria reported two new cases, nil on both Monday and Tuesday and seven on both Saturday and Sunday.
There were a raft of restrictions lifted across the region from Wednesday, following the emotional announcement of the Victorian premier on Monday.
Retail and hospitality have reopened to a capacity of 20 people inside and 50 outside, including shops, restaurants and pubs.