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COVID-free streak continues as Victoria records fourth day without new cases




Victoria has recorded a fourth consecutive day with no locally-acquired cases of coronavirus.

The Health Department on Tuesday also confirmed there were also no cases in hotel quarantine.

Some 17,270 test results were received on Monday.

The result comes after the first COVID vaccines were rolled out across Australia on Monday.

In Victoria, the first person to receive the jab was infectious disease expert and head of infection control at Monash Health Rhonda Stuart.

Rhonda, who treated Australia’s first coronavirus patient, received the jab at 7.30am.

“I’m really proud to be getting this vaccine and starting the next chapter in our work against COVID,” she told reporters.

“Now the aim is to get all our healthcare workers vaccinated…

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