Covid 19 Updates- 4.11.2021

Current restrictions in Victoria

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

Business Victoria- Quick Update
From 11.59pm on Thursday 21 October, new settings for businesses across metropolitan and regional Victoria were introduced.  The Phase B settings under the Roadmap mean some businesses and venues can accommodate more customers and patrons, if all workers and customers are fully vaccinated. Preparation work may include cleaning, organising, arranging, ordering, setting up and implementing COVIDSafe measures ahead of attendance by customers. For more information on industry restrictions or to book a vaccination, visitcoronavirus.vic.gov.au or call the Business Victoria hotline on 13 22 15.  Click here to read the Business Victoria Quick Update newsletter.

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.


Confirmed case in the workplace? Information and advice for businesses who have a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the workplace
What employers need to do if there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the workplace: As an employer, when you become aware of a confirmed case of COVID-19 at your workplace, you must respond quickly to limit further exposure and contain potential outbreaks. Visit the coronavirus.vic.gov.au website for information on what steps need to be followed and when. 

New CovidSafe Template available
Please visit the Coronavirus Victoria website to view and download the latest version (7/10/2021) of the CovidSafe Template.