There were 42 new cases reported in Victoria in the past 24 hours.
Sadly, a further eight people have lost their lives to the virus.
More detail on today's figures are expected later this morning.
At midnight tonight, regional Victoria will progress to the 'third step' of the roadmap.
Under the third step, those in the regions will be granted more social freedoms, though some businesses are still likely to be severely impacted.
Travel restrictions within regional Victoria will be eased, reasons to leave the home removed and larger outdoor gatherings allowed.
In the third step, people are allowed to have up to five visitors in their home, although they must be from one household that has been nominated as a 'household bubble'. This 'household bubble' cannot change. Infants under 12 months are not included in the five-person limit
MAKING NEWS ACROSS THE NORTHERN GRAMPIANS:
"It's a massive thing, it is such good news. I'm so so pleased and proud of every single regional Victorian who has stayed the course, follow the rules, and got tested. They've done an amazing job," Premier Daniel Andrews said yesterday.
You can read more about that here.
There are still no active cases in the Northern Grampians.
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