Victoria records 847 new local COVID-19 cases and one further death

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Victoria has recorded 847 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and one further death, amid warnings to stay home this grand final day.

The new infections were found from 57,342 test results processed on Friday. It is the highest single-day tally of the outbreak to date.

It brings the total number of active infections in the state to 7,611, the vast majority of those acquired in the community.

Parts of the state remain in lockdown and a strict, daily 9:00pm–5:00am curfew is still in place in Melbourne, so it will come into effect midway through tonight’s AFL grand final.

Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton yesterday urged people to stay home and follow the rules to avoid putting “you, your friends and your households at risk”.

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