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Masks are back

Masks are back

COVID-19 rules tightened

New statewide COVID-19 restrictions came into effect from 11:59pm Wednesday, February 3.

  • The limit on the number of people gathering in a household has been reduced from 30 to 15, meaning the household members plus 15 visitors (excluding children under 12 months of age).
  • Masks are mandatory in public indoor spaces. If you have visitors in your home, it is strongly recommended that masks are worn during the visit. Masks must be worn in indoor public spaces apart from when eating or drinking. If you are planning to leave your home – take a mask.
  • The 75 per cent ‘return to work’ cap in both public and private sectors scheduled for Monday February 8 will be paused and the current cap of 50% will remain in place.
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A Hotel Quarantine worker at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Melbourne has tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19).

The individual last worked at the Grand Hyatt on January 29 and was tested at the end of their shift, returning a negative result. Subsequently, he developed symptoms and was tested again on February 2. He returned a positive result late today.

All CQV staff are tested daily, including an exit test on their final day.

All Australian Open players, officials and support staff who were staying at the Grand Hyatt during the entire period have been contacted. They are considered casual contacts. They must immediately isolate and get tested.

All Hotel staff working at the Grand Hyatt who are considered primary close contacts have also been contacted.. They must immediately isolate and get tested and remain isolated for 14 days.

Public health teams are identifying exposure sites. Initial Tier 1 exposure sites and times include:

Saturday 30th January 2021

Club Noble in Noble Park

46-56 Moodemere St
Noble Park VIC 3174

14:36 - 15:30
Aces Sporting Club (Driving Range) Cnr Springvale Rd and Hutton Rd, Keysborough, VIC 3173 22:00 - 23:15
Sunday 31st January 2021

Northpoint Café Brighton

2b North Road, Brighton VIC 3186

08:10 - 09:30

Kmart Keysborough

Parkmore Keysborough Shopping Centre, C/317 Cheltenham Rd, Keysborough VIC 3173

16:00 - 17:00

Kmart Brandon Park

Brandon Park Shopping Centre, Cnr Springvale & Ferntree Gully Rds, Brandon Park, VIC 3170

16:35 - 17:10

Coles Springvale

825 Dandenong Rd, Springvale VIC 3171

17:00 - 18:00

Monday 1 February 2021

Bunnings Springvale

849 Princes Hwy, Springvale VIC 3171

11:28 - 12:15

Melbourne Golf Academy

385 Centre Dandenong Rd, Heatherton VIC 3202

17:19 - 18:36

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