ARARAT has recorded 16 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of active cases in the municipality to 75.
In the Wimmera, the Horsham municipality saw the largest increase with 21 new cases, followed by the Northern Grampians with eight, Yarriambiack with four, West Wimmera with three and Hindmarsh and Buloke with two new cases.
Elsewhere, Ballarat recorded 175, and Greater Bendigo recorded 72.
The number of Victorians in hospital with COVID continued to rise sharply, with almost 35,000 new cases confirmed on Monday morning.
Northern Grampians Shire: 19 active cases (+8)
Buloke Shire: 9 active cases (+2)
Hindmarsh Shire: 7 active cases (+2)
Horsham Rural City: 31 active cases (+21)
Ararat Rural City: 75 active cases (+16)
Yarriambiack Shire: 8 active cases (+4)
West Wimmera Shire: 13 active cases (+3)
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