403 new cases recorded today on July 23 in Victoria , the 18th consecutive day of a triple-digit increase.
Of the new cases, 69 are connected to known outbreaks and 334 are under investigation.
There are five more deaths, bringing the state’s toll to 49 and the national figure to 133.
There are 201 people in hospital with 40 in intensive care.
This is Victoria’s third-highest daily case total, after 484 on Wednesday and 428 on Friday.