Victoria has recorded 43 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Sadly, nine people having died of coronavirus-related causes in that time.
The number follows 51 new cases on Thursday, 76 new cases on Wednesday, 55 new cases on Tuesday, 41 new cases on Monday, 63 new cases on Sunday and 76 new cases on Saturday.
Meanwhile, coronavirus restrictions in regional Victoria could be eased as early as next week amid a promising trend in case numbers.
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No new infections were recorded in regional Victoria on Thursday, with its daily average across a fortnight sitting at 4.5.
Of 1483 active cases statewide, just 72 are in the regions.
"What that shows us is that regional Victoria are quite close to being able to take perhaps not just one step, but two," Premier Daniel Andrews said.
"If the trend continues, and the numbers are very promising, we'll be able to take a step, or steps, as early as toward the end of next week."
- with AAP