Victoria has record another 403 cases of coronavirus overnight, on the day masks become mandatory in Melbourne.
With 69 linked to known clusters – the rest are under investigation – this is Victoria’s third-worst day of cases since the pandemic began.
A further five people have died overnight, including a 50 year-old man.
Daniel Andrews has announced a further payment system for people who do not have access to sick leave.
If people get tested, and do not have access, they can apply to receive a one-off $300 payment to cover the time that they are awaiting the result.
There are now 3630 active cases across the state.