Premier Daniel Andrews reported 24,673 tests, understood to be the highest daily figure for Victoria since 4 September.
Australia's Covid-19 restrictions have pushed its economy into its first recession in three decades, triggered after large swathes of the economy were shut to slow the spread of the virus.
Chin Chin Melbourne restaurant owner Chris Lucas prepares to reopen with the help of Stephen Giderson from Whizz Cleaning.
But for now, the state remains cut off from the rest of Australia, which overall has recorded about 27,500 cases and 905 deaths in a population of 25 million.
Beauty salons and retail stores will also be permitted to welcome back customers from midnight, but gyms will be forced to wait until November 8.
"If we're going to have that Ring of Steel gone on November 8 and we're going to have people from Melbourne travelling into regional Victoria and vice versa, masks need to be with us across the whole state", Andrews said.
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