Victoria's health authorities have added 149 new local COVID-19 cases from previous days to Tuesday's daily tally.
The Department of Health and Human Services reported 867 cases in the 24 hours to midnight, plus the additional results.
"Sadly, four people with COVID-19 have died," the department posted on Twitter.
"Late yesterday, the department became aware that a number of COVID-19 test results were incorrectly recorded by a third-party software vendor supporting a private provider.
"These results included nine cases reportable on 26 September and 140 cases reportable on 27 September. "
More details are expected in the Victorian daily briefing on Tuesday.
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There were no cases acquired overseas among the 49,450 test results received while 35,160 vaccine doses were administered.
The Victorian daily case total is greater than the number reported by NSW on Monday.
Reported yesterday: 867 new local cases plus an additional 149 new local cases reportable on previous days (see notes below). 0 cases acquired overseas.— VicGovDH (@VicGovDH) September 27, 2021
Sadly, 4 people with COVID-19 have died.
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Victoria recorded 705 new cases of COVID-19 and one death that day.
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