AUTHORITIES have held off confirming whether Victoria will leave a snap lockdown as planned on Tuesday night, but say the state is "on the right track".
Victoria reported 11 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to midnight, all of which were in quarantine during their infectious period.
The state's fifth lockdown is scheduled to end at 11.59pm on Tuesday, but authorities are yet to confirm if this will go ahead.
Health Minister Martin Foley said nothing had been finalised about possible restriction easing on Tuesday, as the government wanted to make the decision based on the most accurate, up-to-date data and public health advice.
Mr Foley said all 22 locally acquired COVID-19 cases over the weekend were quarantining during their infectious period, but the number was still "a significant figure" given Victoria's journey over the past 18 months.
"It's not a risk that we take lightly, but equally we do take comfort from the fact that they've all been in quarantine for the entirety of their infectious period," Mr Foley said.
"What it points to is that we are on the right track ... and we will make a decision based on the decision of the public health team, on the most up to date advice."
Mr Foley urged Victorians to continue come forward for COVID-19 testing in high numbers, if they had even the slightest symptoms.
He said testing numbers were a vital tool in the toolkit of Victoria's public health officials.
"Particularly with the virus having circulated so recently in our community ... we need to make sure our testing number stay high," Mr Foley said.
Mr Foley said anyone leaving home should check in everywhere they went using the QR code system, saying high quality data from that had been vital to getting ahead of the Delta outbreak.
He also urged people to get vaccinated if they were eligible.
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