The number of daily coronavirus cases in Victoria has risen again on Wednesday, but the 14-day rolling average has dropped further.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced 13 new cases and four more deaths on Wednesday.
It follows five cases and three deaths on Monday, and 10 cases and seven deaths on Tuesday.
The 14-day rolling average for metropolitan Melbourne now sits at 16.4.
Melbourne's 14-day average needs to drop below five and there must be fewer than five mystery cases for a fortnight before the state eases restrictions further.
Premier Daniel Andrews has said this won’t happen until October 19.
Victoria has now recorded eight consecutive days of cases below 20.
The state’s death toll is now at 798, with deaths in aged care continuing to drive the number up.
Mr Andrews on Tuesday responded to calls for his resignation over the handling of the pandemic days after Health Minister Jenny Mikakos quit.
Her resignation followed Mr Andrews giving evidence at the inquiry for the state’s botched hotel quarantine scheme where he said Ms Mikakos was responsible for the program.
“I don't run from challenges. I don't run from problems. I'm not someone who quits to avoid doing the hard work that needs to be done,” he said.
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