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Vic records no deaths, 11 new virus cases

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Victoria has recorded 11 new coronavirus cases and no deaths for the third time in a week.

The state's death toll remains at 809 and the national figure is 897.

The new cases, confirmed by the Department of Health and Human Services on Friday, bring Melbourne's 14-day case average to 9.4, a slight drop from 9.7 on Thursday.

Twelve mystery cases have been recorded between September 23 and October 6.

The city needs a 14-day average of five cases, and no more than five mystery cases during the same period, to further ease restrictions on October 19.

Victoria's Deputy Chief Health Officer Allen Cheng said it would be a "day-by-day assessment of the situation" as to when further restrictions are lifted.

"Every unknown source case represents at least one person who gave it to them, so we still are concerned about that," Professor Cheng told reporters on Thursday.

"That's I think the figure that concerns me most at this stage."

Premier Daniel Andrews said it was "highly unlikely that nothing will change" come October 19.

"There will be some changes, the exact nature of those changes we will need to look at," he said.

Meanwhile, a hospital in Melbourne's east is again at the centre of a COVID-19 outbreak.

The Victorian health department has confirmed one of the state's latest 11 cases was linked to Box Hill Hospital.

The cluster has grown to include two staff members and one patient. The facility was the site of an outbreak in mid-July.

An investigation has been launched and contact tracers deployed to contain the cluster.

It comes as authorities tackle a much larger outbreak linked to the Butcher Club at Chadstone Shopping Centre, which has infected 31 people and spread to Frankston in the southeast and Kilmore in the north.

The Kilmore cluster began when a person infected with COVID-19 linked to the Chadstone outbreak dined at the town's Oddfellows Cafe, in a breach of restrictions, on September 30.

More than 200 people who visited the cafe between September 30 and October 3 are self-isolating after a staff member contracted the virus.

Nearly 500 people have been tested in Kilmore since Tuesday, with an additional positive case linked to the cafe announced on Thursday.

In a post on The Oddfellows Cafe's Facebook page, the business confirmed a second staff member had tested positive along with a confirmed case of a family member.

© AAP 2020

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