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Speaking from Melbourne on Sunday morning, Mr Andrews announced changes to the limits for household visitors, diners in restaurants and bars, gyms, religious ceremonies and various other events and spaces

The announcement came when Victoria turned 23 Recorded days in a row with zero new local coronavirus cases

Andrews announced the rules at a press conference in Melbourne on Sunday morning, stressing that the state must exercise caution

“This virus hasn’t gone away for 23 days with no cases doesn’t mean a vaccine,” he said, “We all have to play our part”

Mr Andrews said masks will continue to play a huge role in containing the spread of the virus

“This thing is spreading fast. Common sense is very important. Wear the mask because even outside you never know when to wear it,” he said, “Masks have played a very important role in these low numbers, and we just have to see through this, and part of your role is to wear a mask, absolutely when you are inside, so you don’t spread this virus without your knowledge “

New South Wales has announced that it will end its border restrictions on Victoria from midnight

Victoria only has one active COVID-19 case and has gone 22 days with no new cases

The only case was an immunocompromised person who recovered “slowly and steadily,” Health Secretary Martin Foley said on Saturday

South Australians wishing to enter Victoria can do so again after a brief “hard border” was replaced with an overnight permit system

You can now apply for Victoria Entry Permit from South Australia: https: // tco / N3AGE01dd7Permits are required for anyone living in or traveling through South Australia # COVID19Vic (1/2) image Twittercom / UB4KMaItVC

Communities in a 70 km long bubble around the freeway border can continue to use the SA permit they used months ago

Individuals who receive or provide emergency medical care or services or who live on property on the border are exempt from the permit requirement

Meanwhile, Victorian authorities are concerned about traces of the virus unexpectedly found in a Melbourne sewage facility and are urging residents and visitors to Altona, southwest Melbourne, to be screened for symptoms from last Monday to Wednesday

The result is unexpected as it has been about eight weeks since someone in the area tested positive

People in Australia must stay at least 1.5 meters away from others. Check your jurisdiction’s restrictions on collecting limits

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Larger gatherings allowed and masking rules relaxed in Victoria as Premier outlines further relaxation of restrictions

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