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Victoria’s COVID-19 cases are expected to continue to rise despite changes to testing rules.

An online registration form for Victorians testing positive for rapid antigen testing has been launched.
Victoria’s number of COVID-19 cases is expected to continue to rise. (Photo by Chris Hopkins)

“Returning a positive RAT is like testing positive for a PCR – you need to isolate, inform your contacts and record your positive result so we can make sure you get the care, information and support you need,” said she.

The form, which is accessible here, will enable the government to provide necessary medical support and monitor cases closely.

It has been made mandatory for anyone in Victoria who tests positive for a rapid antigen test to complete the form.

Victoria’s COVID-19 Commander Jeroen Weimar said people who test positive for a rapid antigen test should answer nine simple questions on the government’s online form.

Yesterday the state registered 21,728 new COVID-19 fallen and six killed.

The number of hospital admissions has risen to 644, of which 58 in intensive care and 24 on ventilators.

A sign on the display alerts the public to the requirements of face masks.

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New restrictions are in place throughout Victoria to contain the spread of the virus.

A density limit of one person per two square meters has returned to indoor entertainment and hospitality venues.

Indoor cinemas and theaters, where people sit and are masked, are exempt from the limit.

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