An Australian who had recently returned from overseas and exited hotel quarantine has tested positive for COVID-19 after returning to Victoria.
The Department of Health said the man, in his 30s, returned to his home in Wollert on May 4 and developed symptoms on May 8.
He was tested on Monday and returned a positive test result.
"A full public health response is underway after an individual in Victoria testes positive to COVID-19," the department said.
"The individual, a male in his 30s, recently returned to Australia from overseas and undertook hotel quarantine in South Australia."
The statement said the individual is being interviewed and exposure sites were being verified. They will be published shortly.
The man is isolating at home and his household contacts are also isolating and will be urgently tested.
The department is working with interstate counterparts to determine the likely source of the infection.
In NSW, four overseas acquired cases of the virus were recorded in the 24 hours to 8pm, bringing the total number of active cases to 111.
One person is in ICU.
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Victorian health authorities received 12,918 COVID-19 test results in the 24-hours to midnight.
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