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Victoria records 1,763 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths

Victoria has posted a record 1763 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and four deaths as tradies get back on the tools after a two-week construction shutdown.

The health department on Tuesday confirmed the new daily cases and deaths, taking the toll from the current outbreak to 57.

The sixth straight day of four-figure infections and new daily record cases has pushed the number of active infections in the state to 14,368.

More than 62,189 Victorians were tested for the virus in the 24 hours to Tuesday morning, while 35,253 vaccinations were administered at state-run sites.

The latest figures come as construction workers were allowed to return to worksites on Tuesday, after the two-week shutdown in Melbourne and other locked-down areas.

All on-site workers must now have at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and be fully vaccinated by 13 November.

All operators must formally attest their site complies with the new industry health directions before reopening.