Melburnians are being rewarded for a seventh straight day without a new Covid case with another round of eased restrictions.
From Friday metro Melbourne will be eased into the same restrictions as regional Victoria.
Mask restrictions eased from Friday
Health Minister Martin Foley commended Victorians on their efforts getting covid numbers down to zero.
“The good news is that the position here in Victoria is stable.That means that we can ease our restrictions further.”
The Health Minister said that while masks will still be required in public indoor settings, there's good news for teachers and office staff.
“They will no longer be required at schools for students and staff, and they will no longer be required fat workplaces if you don’t interact with the public. For example in offices and factory settings.”
From Friday morning density limits at cafes, restaurants and gyms will be relaxed, dancefloors are back with up to 50 people, 15 people in homes, and a 75% increase to footy crowds will see 40,000 footy fans at matches this weekend.
We’re reminded to use QR codes, get tested when we present symptoms, and get vaccinated if possible.
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