Victoria Has 'Eliminated' Coronavirus After No New Cases In 28 Days

Victoria Has 'Eliminated' Coronavirus After No New Cases In 28 Days

Victoria has recorded its first coronavirus death in a month, but authorities have assured there's no new infections to be anxious about.

She is the 820th person to die from coronavirus in Victoria.

The woman was one of a group of cases diagnosed in late July and was cleared as an active case in late September.

The state recorded no new cases on Monday - the 31st day in a row - as thousands of workers were allowed to return to the office for the first time in nine months.

A woman in her 70s passed away overnight, after previously recovering from the virus.

"In line with the national case definition, this is a COVID-related death as no recovery occurred from time of infection".

Australia's death toll from the virus is 907 and 819 of them are from Victoria.

No positive results were returned from more than 9000 tests in the past 24 hours.

Victoria has done the seemingly impossible and officially eliminated COVID-19 by hitting a major milestone this morning.

That will change from Monday, with workplaces welcoming 25 per cent of their staff back on site.

Today's numbers come as tensions rise over border closures between Victoria and Western Australia.

The borders with Queensland and South Australia are also set to reopen on Monday.

It comes as the DHHS detected coronavirus fragments in sewage at a treatment plant in Corio.

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