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Victoria's Next Easing Of Restrictions Delayed Until Tuesday Night

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced the planned easing of restrictions that were set for today will not happen.

However, Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton has given the green light for it to proceed from Tuesday, 28th September at 11:59 PM.

The new rules mean:

In Regional Victoria:

Outdoor venue limits will go from 20 to 30 people Masks can be removed by the client during beauty services if the service requires.

In Metro Melbourne and Regional Victoria:

Residents will be able to undertake recreational outdoor activities, like boating, tennis, golf. The same conditions will apply here as with picnics (up to 2 people unvaccinated, 5 people vaccinated)

In Metro Melbourne:

The travel limit will go from 10km from your house to 15km. Exercise will move to four hours per day. Up to five fully vaccinated people will be allowed to work out with a fully vaccinated personal trainer.

Currently 77.7% of the eligible population, aged 16 or over, have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 47.3% have received both.