Victoria records 15 new coronavirus cases, five deaths

Victoria has recorded 15 new cases of coronavirus and five deaths in the past day.

The figures bring Melbourne's crucial 14-day average down to 29.4, from 32.8 on Tuesday.

The city's reopening targets are tied to its 14-day average, and the target for the second step of reopening is for it to be between 30 and 50 on September 28 (next Monday).

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has said the state is "absolutely on track" to take its next step out of lockdown, but the details of that are not yet settled.

"That is a matter that will be informed by the data I have just reported, plus tomorrow's numbers, and so on and so forth," he said on Tuesday.

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