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Coronavirus live news: curfew starts for millions in France; restrictions eased in Melbourne

Now here are the changes for regional Victoria from 11.59pm tonight:

  • Two adults and two children will be able to visit a home.
  • Hospitality venues can increase their capacity to 70 people outside and 40 people inside.
  • Outdoor religious gatherings will increase to 20 people.
  • Indoor pools will open for people 18 and under to a maximum of 20 people.
  • One-on-one hydrotherapy with health professionals will also be allowed.
  • Libraries will reopen to a maximum of 20 people.
  • Households will now be able to visit a care facility, rather than one person visiting at a time.

Then from 11.59 pm on Sunday 1 November in regional Victoria:

  • Non-contact indoor sport will resume for under 18-year-olds. Spectators will be allowed but with some limits.

Andrews also says that a consultation process will commence next week for people, including in Melbourne, who need to prepare properties in regional Victoria for the fire season and for potential floods.




The main street in Kilmore, regional Victoria, which saw a coronavirus outbreak linked with a Melbourne resident who carried the virus into the town.

The main street in Kilmore, regional Victoria, which saw a coronavirus outbreak linked with a Melbourne resident who carried the virus into the town. Photograph: Dave Hewison/Speed Media/REX/Shutterstock

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