VICTORIA’S LATEST COVID-19 NUMBERS AS OF JULY 20:

* 275 new cases, the 15th consecutive day of a triple-digit increase

* A woman in her 80s has died, bringing the state’s toll to 39 and the national figure to 123

* 147 people in hospital, 31 of them in intensive care

* 5942 cases in Victoria since the pandemic began and 2913 are active

* Of the new cases, 28 are connected to known and contained outbreaks. The rest are under investigation

* More than 1,331,000 tests conducted in the state

* First day back at school – remote and flexible learning for prep to year 10, while senior, special needs and vulnerable students are in class

* New case numbers have dropped off since Friday’s record of 428

* “Until we bring some stability to this, we won’t be to talk about a trend.” Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on the case numbers.