Update, 2.26pm: Cases across the south-west corridor have remained unchanged on Friday, with the Department of Health and Human Services recording two cases in Colac, one case in Geelong, one in Moorabool and one in Horsham.
There are zero cases in Warrnambool, Ballarat, Corangamite, Glenelg, Golden Plains, Bendigo, Moyne, Southern Grampians and Surf Coast.
The average number of cases diagnosed in the last 14 days for metropolitan Melbourne is 25.1 and regional Victoria is 0.8. The rolling daily average case number is calculated by averaging out the number of new cases over the past 14 days.
The total number of cases from an unknown source in the last 14 days is 34 for metropolitan Melbourne and zero for regional Victoria.
Of the 482 current active cases in Victoria: 468 are in metropolitan Melbourne under the first step of the roadmap, 11 are in regional local government areas under the third step of the roadmap, three are either unknown or subject to further investigation.
The two new cases above linked to regional Victorian addresses are associated with cases currently living in metropolitan Melbourne and have not been in regional Victoria in recent weeks and both acquired COVID-19 in metropolitan Melbourne.
These cases will be moved to the appropriate LGA in coming days, DHHS said.
State's active cases below 500, more support for year 12 students
Earlier, 12pm: Victoria has recorded 14 new cases of coronavirus overnight as the state's total number of cases ever rose to 20,118.
Five of these new cases are under investigation.
Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed eight people had passed away in the past 24 hours including one male in his 60s and one male and female in their 90s. The total death toll for Victoria now sits at 781.
There are 11 active cases in regional Victoria under step three of the roadmap to COVID Normal.
Minister for Education James Merlino announced additional support for year 12 students.
There are about 10,000 VCAL students across the state who have been unable to complete hands-on units because of the pandemic. The state government announced VCAL students would receive a credit for uncompleted units as part of a special consideration process.
Across VCAL and VCE there are 15,000 year 12 students undertaking a VET qualification. The state government will guarantee enrolment in TAFE or dual-sector providers for these students in 2021 and waive their 2021 VET fees.
VET students will also receive a statement of attainment which will be streamlined and recognised by TAFE and registered training organisations. They will have until December 18 to complete studies.
The state government will also provide an additional $4.6 million to support student and families with fee relief, cost of materials and other measures.
"This year we've had a particular focus on year 12 students," Mr Merlio said.
"For all other students we've got time to focus on health and well-being and catch them up academically. For year 12, this is it and we want to make this a year of meaning and their final result fairly reflects their ability and efforts.
"Every single year 12 student is being supported. Any impact of COVID-19 on their final year of schooling will be recognised."
Mr Merlino announced in August that every VCE student would be individually assessed and any impacts from COVID19 would be considered.
There are 482 active cases across Victoria and the Premier said it was the first time the state had been below 500 active cases in some time.
There are 58 Victorians in hospital, eight of those are in intensive care and six are on a ventilator. There are 77 healthcare workers with coronavirus and 247 active cases in aged care.
Since the beginning of the pandemic there have been 619 deaths linked to aged care.
A total of 2,635,282 tests had been completed since the beginning of the pandemic, an increase of 12,460 overnight.
Regional Victoria has no cases with an unknown source as the 14-day rolling average dropped further to 0.8.
Metropolitan Melbourne's 14-day rolling average also dropped further to 25.1 as the capital recorded 34 cases with an unknown source.
Of the new cases 12 are in metropolitan Melbourne and two are recorded in regional Victoria but both those people acquired the virus in metropolitan Melbourne and have remained in the capital.
Victoria Police issued a total of 104 fines to individuals in the past 24 hours for breaching the chief health officer's directions.
Overnight 29,436 vehicles were checked at the vehicle checkpoints and police conducted 2,568 spot checks on people at homes, businesses and public places across the state bring the total number of spot checks to 462,346 since 21 March.
Mr Andrews will announce the transition to step two of the roadmap to COVID Normal and further easing of restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne on Sunday.
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