Victoria has recorded 24 new locally-acquired cases of COVID-19.
Of the new cases, 20 are linked to known outbreaks and 18 have been in isolation for the entirety of their infectious period.
There were 27,173 vaccine doses administered yesterday, with 39,832 test results received.
It brings the number of active cases in Victoria to 246.
More to come.
Victorian health authorities are pleading for residents of southeast Melbourne to get tested for COVID-19 as the city's mystery cases continue to grow.
The state recorded 24 new locally acquired coronavirus cases on Tuesday, with 10 potentially infectious while in the community.
The health department is asking anyone who lives or spends time in Glen Eira and Port Phillip local government areas to get tested if they have been to exposure sites, have any symptoms or "even if they are unsure".
Five mystery cases in the beachside suburb of St Kilda are worrying Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton.
"We want to see more tests right across the area because it's becoming a real concern for us," Professor Sutton said in Tuesday night's coronavirus update.
"We need more tests to track down unidentified chains of transmission and protect the whole local community."
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Health authorities are asking all Victorians to continue to check exposure sites regularly as "they are subject to change based on follow-up interviews and further investigation".
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