COVID-19 latest: Victoria records deadliest day yet, but new cases remain stable
Victoria has recorded its deadliest day since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Sadly, 25 people have died with coronavirus in the past 24 hours.
The fatalities bring the Victorian death toll to 334.
22 of the 25 fatalities are linked to aged care outbreaks.
There are 657 people in hospital, 44 of those receiving intensive care.
32 people are on ventilators.
New daily COVID-19 cases remain stable, with 282 cases recorded overnight.
It comes after 279 new cases were recorded on Sunday, and 303 cases were recorded on Saturday.
#Covid19VicData for 17 August 2020.
282 new cases of #coronavirus (#COVID19) detected in Victoria in the last 24 hours. Sadly, 25 deaths were reported. We send our condolences to their families.
More detail will be provided this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/YimNIhtGj5
— VicGovDHHS (@VicGovDHHS) August 16, 2020