Victoria records 867 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths

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<p>Of today&#x27;s new cases, 149 are infections that were not reported previously due to a technical error.</p>
Victoria has recorded 867 new cases of COVID-19 to midnight and four further deaths.

Of today's new cases, 149 are infections that were not reported previously due to a technical error.

The Department of Health advised there were 140 more cases recorded on September 27 and another nine cases on September 26.

"Late yesterday, the Department became aware that a number of COVID-19 test results were incorrectly recorded by a third-party software vendor supporting a private provider," the department said.

"These results included nine cases reportable on 26 September and 140 cases reportable on 27 September.

"Those 149 cases are reported in today's numbers – meaning today's actual case number is 867."

Due to these additional cases, Victoria recorded more COVID-19 infections than NSW yesterday.

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