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Victoria Records Its First ‘Donut Day’ Following Short, Sharp Lockdown

Victoria has reported no new cases of COVID-19 - its first clean sheet since the state's lockdown-inducing Delta strain outbreak.

The health department confirmed no new local or overseas-acquired cases had been detected in the 24 hours to Wednesday morning. It's the first day since July 12 that the state has not posted a new local case of coronavirus.

Opposition leader Michael O'Brien seized on the "wonderful" figures to immediately call for restrictions to ease for offices, currently capped at 25 per cent capacity. "Our city is a ghost town at the moment," he told reporters at parliament.

"The bakers in there, the dry cleaners, the newsagents, the coffee shops - they are on their knees because nobody's coming into the city."

He also wants the ban on home visits lifted to make it easier for older Victorians to see their families, noting meeting in the park isn't always an option. "It's the middle of winter, it's Victoria," Mr O'Brien said.

"It would be nice to be able to get a reasonable amount of people home. I'm not going to put a number on it, I'll leave that to the experts."

Chief Health Officer Sutton said on Tuesday authorities would consider removing the home visits ban at the end of the current two-week restrictions on August 10. Active cases continue to fall, dropping from 124 to 99.

More than 30,000 test results were received over the past 24 hours, while about 17,600 vaccine doses were administered at state-run sites.

AAP has confirmed none of the 10 patients hospitalised in Victoria were fully vaccinated. Statistics show two of those cases were partially vaccinated before their admission to hospital.

Five patients were eligible but had not received their first dose, two were ineligible as they were under 40, and one was an unvaccinated returned traveller in hotel quarantine. Of the two partially vaccinated people, one was in their 50s and the other 70 and over.

Two of the 10 were in intensive care on Tuesday, including one on a ventilator.

Meanwhile, the Victorian-NSW border bubble tightened for residents from 11.59pm on Tuesday, banning non-essential movement across state lines. Border bubble residents are now only able to state-hop for six reasons including medical care, compassionate purposes, work, education, playing sport or getting vaccinated.