Victorian Premier Andrews announced a five-step road map for unblocking. From next Sunday, Melbourne's Level XNUMX lockdown will be extended by two weeks, but the curfew will be shortened and the time for exercise will be extended.

Five-step road map for unblocking Melbourne

Step 9: From 13pm on September 11.59

Melbourne Level 9 lockdown order extended for two weeks until midnight on September 27
  • The curfew time has been shortened from the current 8pm-5am to 9pm-5am
  • You can only leave home for four reasons-buying necessities, exercising, working or studying, taking care of others or seeking medical services
  • People go out to exercise from the current one hour per day to two hours. They can go out in two exercises, but they still cannot exceed the range of 5 kilometers away from home.
  • Individuals or single parents (children under 18) can have a visitor
  • The school continues to close and is only open to children with special needs
  • Outdoor playgrounds (playgrounds) reopened
  • Wedding: up to five people attend, including a couple, two witnesses and the wedding host
  • Funeral: up to 10 people
  • Catering: only takeaway and delivery
  • Retail: only online shopping and pick up in the store
  • Shopping: Only one person per household can go out
  • Real estate auction: online

Step 9: From September 28
If the average daily increase in the past 14 days is between 30-50 cases, the second step can be started

  • Curfew time 9pm-5am
  • You can only leave home for four reasons-buying necessities, exercising, working or studying, taking care of others or seeking medical services
  • Work out for up to two hours, no more than 5 kilometers away from home
  • Up to five people from two families can be outdoors
  • Kindergartens and early education institutions reopened
  • Primary school students from Prep to second grade and VCE students return to school in stages in the fourth semester
  • Outdoor swimming pool open
  • Outdoor religious gatherings will be allowed
  • Restrictions on retail, catering, real estate auctions, weddings, and funerals are consistent with the first step

Step 10: From October 26

If the average daily increase in the past 14 days is less than 5 cases, and the community transmission does not exceed 5 cases, the third step can be implemented
  • Curfew cancelled
  • Remove the restriction on leaving home
  • Public outdoor gathering increased to 10 people
  • The home can entertain up to five visitors
  • Students in grades 3-10 of the school consider public health recommendations to return to school in stages
  • In the catering industry, the outdoor dining limit increased to 10 people
  • Retail industry reopened
  • Barber shop reopened
  • Beauty and personal care shops closed
  • In the real estate market, only appointments are open for personal viewings, and outdoor auctions must comply with the number of gatherings
  • Cancellation of shopping limit

Step 11: From November 23
From November 11, if there are no new cases in Victoria for 23 days

  • The limit on outdoor gatherings is relaxed to 50 people
  • Up to 20 people can gather at home
  • All retail businesses are open
  • The real estate market is open with the implementation of security measures
  • In the catering industry, no more than 20 people can sit and eat, and no more than 50 customers
  • Weddings and funerals will return to normal

Step XNUMX: Life returns to normal

There are no new cases for 28 consecutive days, and the normal life of COVID Normal is officially entered
At that time, all restrictions on public gatherings, family visitors, meals, etc. will be completely lifted while ensuring safety.

Regional Victoria, outside of Melbourne, is currently under a three-level restriction order, so you can skip the first step. From midnight next Sunday, you will go directly to the second step.

"Traffic light type" restriction systemUnify

Regarding the opening up of various industries, the Victorian government has adopted a set of "traffic lightsformula" System will openThe degree of release is divided into four equal parts:

Red light: off
Orange light: strict restrictions
Yellow light: some restrictions
Green light: open, but safety guidelines must be followed

The following is the opening situation of each industry in each step of lifting the ban:

agriculture
Open at all stages, need to follow safety guidelines

Beauty salons

Step XNUMX: Close
Step XNUMX: Close
Step XNUMX: The hairdressing shop opens and the beauty shop continues to close
Step XNUMX: Open up, need to follow safety guidelines

mining industry:

Open at all stages, need to follow safety guidelines
Freight logistics
Open at all stages, need to follow safety guidelines

Repair/maintenance/cleaning services

Step XNUMX: Repair/maintenance is limited to emergency services, and household cleaning is limited to special needs such as medical/nursing
Step XNUMX: Repair/maintenance is limited to emergency services, and household cleaning is limited to special needs such as medical/nursing
Step XNUMX: Resume normal operations and follow safety guidelines

Licensed retail stores (supermarkets/pharmacies/food specialty stores, etc.)

Open at all stages, need to follow safety guidelines

Wholesale sales/warehousing services

Step XNUMX: Only open with permission
Step XNUMX: Partial restrictions
The third step: open, need to follow safety guidelines

Adult entertainment venue

Step XNUMX: Close
Step XNUMX: Close
Step XNUMX: Close
Step XNUMX: Strictly limit the number of customers
Step XNUMX: Normal business operations, need to follow safety guidelines

Indoor sports/recreation facilities

Step XNUMX: Close
Step XNUMX: Close
Step XNUMX: Strictly restrict
Step XNUMX: Partial restrictions
Step XNUMX: Normal business operations, need to follow safety guidelines

Nightclub/KTV

Step XNUMX: Close
Step XNUMX: Close
Step XNUMX: Close
Step XNUMX: Strictly limit, set the upper limit of the number of people
Step XNUMX: Normally open, need to follow safety guidelines

Professional sports

Step XNUMX: No audience
Step XNUMX: No audience
Step XNUMX: No audience
Step XNUMX: Outdoor games can be watched, and the number of spectators is limited
Step XNUMX: Proceed normally and follow safety guidelines

Tourism industry

Step XNUMX: Close
Step XNUMX: Close
Step XNUMX: There is a limit on the number of reservations
Step XNUMX: There is a limit on the number of reservations
Step XNUMX: Normal business operations, need to follow safety guidelines

Chief Health Officer Sutton said: September 9 is a fixed line and will not change, but if the situation is good in the following days, it may be released in advance.

Victoria will be very cautious in lifting the ban this time. I hope that the epidemic can be brought under control sooner!

Source: Herald Sun