Coronavirus: New Rules and Restrictions for Victoria

Coronavirus: New Rules and Restrictions for Victoria

The Victorian Government has announced that Victoria will return to COVIDSafe Summer restrictions from 11.59pm on Wednesday 17 February, 2021.

However, there will be some adjustments to existing COVIDSafe Summer settings.

These are the important changes to understand:


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These are the important changes to understand: 

Masks: masks will be required everywhere indoors (except in residential homes), and will be required outdoors where it is not possible to physically distance, unless a lawful exemption applies.
Private gatherings: up to five visitors, including dependents, to be able to visit a home per day (not including infants under 12 months). This is down from 30 people previously.
Public gatherings: limited to 20 people, down from 100 people previously.
Work: offices will continue the partial return to the workplace of up to 50 per cent of workers onsite, including for the Victorian Public Service. Businesses with fewer than 40 staff can have 20 staff at work.
Hospitality: food and hospitality venues will be able to open subject to density limits (no patron cap). Venues with less than 25 patrons will not need to apply the density limit.
Wedding and funerals: can resume with density limits (no patron cap)
Religious gatherings: can resume with density limits (no patron cap)
Hospitals and care facilities: visits will be limited to one household once per day plus existing exceptions – such as for end-of-life reasons, parents of minors, interpreters.

For more information, visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au or dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus for exposure sites and where to get tested.

 

Coronavirus: New Rules and Restrictions for Victoria
If you have any symptoms, go and get tested.

 


 

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