Victoria Health Minister Martin Foley says the state has recorded eight further deaths related to COVID-19.
“Those were a man in his 90s from the Hume area, a man in his 80s from Moonee Valley, a man in his 80s from Monash, a woman in her 70s from Maribyrnong community, a woman in her 80s from what Whittlesea, a man in his 70s and a woman in her 50s from the Moreland community and a man in his 40s from Bayside,” he said at Tuesday’s media conference.
“Can I take this opportunity to pass on our deepest condolences to those families, to the friends and to the communities of those people who are passed away. It is a difficult time and our thoughts are with you at this tragic moment.”
This comes as Victoria recorded 1,466 COVID-19 cases yesterday.