Victoria Covid-19: More restrictions to be enforced in Victoria as cases surge 1

Victoria Covid-19: More restrictions to be enforced in Victoria as cases surge

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Dan Andrews introduces even MORE tough Covid restrictions for Victoria as cases surge – here’s what you need to know about the new rules

  • Density limits are set to be imposed on hospitality venues in Victoria
  • Residents are also expected to be told to work from home as Covid cases surge 


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More Covid-19 restrictions are set to be enforced on Victorians as cases continue to skyrocket in the state.

Density limits will be brought back on hospitality venues while residents are also expected to be told to work from home.

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Health Minister Martin Foley will announce the changes at midday on Thursday but they are expected to mirror similar restrictions introduced in NSW before the New Year.

These changes saw pubs and restaurants be limited to one person per 2sqm and patrons were encouraged to not mingle with other groups while out. 

More Covid-19 restrictions are set to be enforced on Victorians as cases continue to skyrocket in the state

More Covid-19 restrictions are set to be enforced on Victorians as cases continue to skyrocket in the state 

Daniel Andrews’ government had already declared that as of Thursday, category two and three elective surgery would be paused.

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Emergency surgery will still be allowed. 

Victoria saw a record 21,997 new infections and six deaths on Thursday but ICU rates dropped by two from the previous day.

There are 631 residents in hospital, a jump from 591 on Wednesday, while 51 patients are in intensive care.

More to come 

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