COVID-19 Update, 26/3/2021

Date
25 March 2021
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COVID-19 Update March 26

From 6pm on Friday 26 March, Victoria had further relax its COVIDSafe settings, including allowing for more visitors in the home, reduced mask wearing and an increase in the number of people allowed in live music venues and other settings.

Face masks

  • You must carry a face mask with you when you leave home.
  • Face masks must be worn in the following settings, unless an exception applies:
    • on public transport, in commercial passenger vehicles such as taxis and ride share vehicles, and in tour vehicles
    • by visitors to a hospital or care facility (while indoors)
    • on flights to and from Victoria
    • indoors at airports
    • if you are diagnosed with COVID-19, or a close contact of someone diagnosed with COVID-19, when leaving your home or accommodation for a permitted reason, such as medical care or to get tested
    • while awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test when leaving your home or accommodation for a permitted reason, such as medical care (except as part of a surveillance or other asymptomatic testing program)
    • while experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.
  • It is strongly recommended you wear a face mask when at a private gathering or when you cannot maintain 1.5 metres distance from other people.

Social gatherings

  • You can have up to 100 visitors to your home per day. The visitor cap includes dependants but not infants under 12 months old. There is no limit on the number of households those people come from.
  • Up to 200 people can meet outdoors in a public place. The cap includes dependants but not infants under 12 months old. There is no limit on the number of households those people come from.

Information regarding COVID-Safe setting

Information regarding COVID-Safe setting for businesses

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