Victoria records lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in seven weeks.
Victoria has recorded 116 new cases of COVID-19, marking their lowest numbers in seven weeks in a promising sign that the second wave is past the peak.
Victoria also recorded 15 more deaths in the past 24 hours, the Department of Health and Human services confirmed on Monday.
The news comes as the state has passed the halfway mark of their stage four lockdown.
#Covid19VicData for August 24, 2020.— VicGovDHHS (@VicGovDHHS) August 23, 2020
There have been 116 new cases of #coronavirus (#COVID19) detected in Victoria in the last 24 hours, and sadly 15 deaths.
Our thoughts are with everyone during this difficult time.
More information will be available later today. pic.twitter.com/mLWLHArduY
On Sunday, Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said that although the daily case numbers were 'jumping around,' he was confident that the spread was under control and the seven-day average was experiencing a downward trajectory.