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Vic does more than one million virus tests

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VICTORIA'S LATEST CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS:

AS OF JULY 8:

* 134 new cases

* Total of number of cases now 2942

* 11 new cases are linked to outbreaks

* 123 are under investigation

* 75 infections in total at the nine public housing towers in hard lockdown

* 29,424 tests done on Tuesday

OVERALL NUMBERS:

* 860 active cases in the state

* 41 Victorians are in hospital including seven in intensive care

* 1,000,867 tests done since testing began

LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS SUPPORT AND PENALTIES

* 264 defence personnel providing logistical support to Victoria Police

* Increased police presence across all 32 local government areas entering stage three lockdown at midnight

* 810 spot checks by Victoria Police in the past 24 hours at homes, businesses and non-essential services across the state

* 6314 fines since policing of restrictions under Operation Sentinel began

* Breaches of the public health orders face on-the-spot fines of $1652 for individuals and $9913 for businesses

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