Covid 19 Updates- 19.10.2021

Current restrictions in metropolitan Melbourne and Mildura Rural City Council

Visit the Coronavirus.vic.gov.au website for more information on current Metro Melbourne & Mildura Rural City Council restrictions

Restrictions in regional Victoria (excluding Mildura Rural City Council)

Visit the Coronavirus.vic.gov.au website for more information on current Regional Victoria restrictions.

Victorian restrictions to ease from Thursday 21st October at 11:59pm
Victorian restrictions are set to ease from Thursday 21st October at 11:59pm. The Media Release from The Premier Dan Andrews, can be viewed here. Please download the recently updated Roadmap to view upcoming changes to both Metro Melbourne and Regional Victoria restrictions. Download here...

Authorised Workers Vaccination Mandate
The information regarding the requirement for employers to ensure all Authorised Workers are vaccinated is being updated daily.  Visit Information for industry and workers required to be vaccinated | Coronavirus Victoria for updates. The Victorian Government has also released a document to help employers record the information about their workers vaccination status.  It can be found here COVID-19 Vaccination Status Register for the Authorised worker vaccine requirement template.pdf

Covid-19 Victoria: Isolation for fully vaccinated close contacts reduced to 7 days
Brett Sutton has made a major change to Victoria’s close contact isolation rules – but only for those fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated primary close contacts will only need to isolate for seven days once lockdown lifts in Victoria. Health Minister Martin Foley unveiled changes to the state’s isolation policy on Monday morning as Melbourne gets ready to reopen on Thursday night. The new rules mean those exposed to a positive Covid case will only need to quarantine for seven days if they return negative test results on both day one and six of their isolation. Read more of this news.com.au article here...
Read the Media Release from Health Minister Martin Foley regarding the changes to isolation.