Victoria's COVID-19 crisis by the numbers

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VICTORIA'S COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR OCTOBER 30

* Victoria has reported no new coronavirus deaths, leaving the state toll at 819 and the national figure at 907

* Four new cases, although two could be false positives and the others are under investigation for links to known outbreaks

* The four positives are in the Wyndham, Brimbank, Hume and Greater Dandenong local government areas

* 117 people tested following Thursday's case at the Goodstart Early Learning in Plenty Rd, Bundoora. 63 negative results so far

* The 14-day rolling case average for Melbourne is 2.6, up from 2.4, and zero for regional Victoria

* Melbourne has two mystery cases from October 14-27 while regional Victoria has none

* 80 active cases across the state, none in regional Victoria

* 5 people in hospital, none in ICU

* 5 active cases amongst healthcare workers

* 4 active cases linked to aged care

* More than 3.1 million tests since the pandemic started, with 23,583 in the past 24-hours. Nearly 30,000 tests since October 20 for the northern suburbs outbreak, including 2998 on Thursday and 657 on Friday morning

OUTBREAKS

* Northern metro region community (active 23, total 42)

* Eastern Health Box Hill Hospital (active 4, total 15)

RESTRICTIONS

* Major easing of Melbourne restrictions happened from midnight Tuesday, with all retail cafes, restaurants and pubs able to open, albeit with some restrictions on numbers

* Melburnians limited to travel within 25km of home but no longer any restrictions on reasons for travel

* Strict rules around household visits - one visit per day by two adults and any dependents to another home but either household cannot make or receive any other visits on the same day

* Outdoor gatherings capped at 10 people but can include people from up to 10 households

* Face masks must still be worn at all times when outside the home

* Several other restrictions also eased from midnight Tuesday

* As of November 8, the 25km limit and Melbourne's "ring of steel" to end with further easing of restrictions across many categories such as gyms which are expected to reopen.