The Victorian Government has announced that there will be new COVID-19 restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne from 6.00pm on Tuesday, 25 May 2021.
These are the important changes in metropolitan Melbourne to understand.
You may have up to 5 people visit your home per day, not including children under 12 months of age. This includes your front and backyards.Public gatherings may have up to 30 people.
You must wear a face mask indoors at all times (unless you have a lawful exemption).You may remove your face mask when eating or drinking. The face mask requirement applies to people 12 years and over, and includes indoor workplaces and schools.
Schools, workplaces and places of worship will stay open. These locations must continue to follow COVIDSafe measures and density limits where required.
Victorians can travel between metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria
If you are travelling from metropolitan Melbourne to regional Victoria, you must follow these restrictions while you are in regional Victoria (e.g. you must wear a face mask indoors).If you are travelling from regional Victoria to metropolitan Melbourne, you must follow these restrictions while you are in metropolitan Melbourne.
Aged care facilities and hospitals
No more than two people can visit a resident at an aged care facility or a patient at a hospital at the same time.In total, you cannot have more than five visitors per day.If the resident or patient is at end-of-life or have a life-threatening condition, there is no daily limit.These restrictions apply state-wide.
More information on current coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions are available at www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au.