Victoria records no new local cases of coronavirus

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Victoria has recorded no new local cases of coronavirus in the past day and three in hotel quarantine, bringing the state’s total number of active cases to 54.

Just under 10,000 doses of vaccine were administered.

On Monday, Pfizer vaccinations were limited to priority groups. Health authorities informed the coronavirus hotline and mass vaccination hubs to stop taking bookings from 40- to 49-year-olds seeking a first dose of the due to ongoing supply issues.

There were no queues at the vaccination hub at the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds on Monday.Credit:Simon Schluter

Victorians who have already booked a first dose of Pfizer will receive their vaccine, and people who are ready to receive their second dose can still book in to receive it.

The state recorded two new cases of COVID-19 in the community on Monday, both children who were isolating while infectious.

Three new tier-2 locations were added to the Victorian Health Department’s official list of exposure sites on Monday, including two retail outlets in Docklands and a Coles outlet in Taylors Lakes – taking the total number to 132.

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