Aug 05, 2021

Victoria to enter 6th lockdown

Victoria will enter its sixth lockdown from 8:00pm tonight in response to unexpected new mystery cases of COVID-19 in recent days.

Eight new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the state today, with six of those from results received on Wednesday.

The lockdown will last for seven days and there will only be five reasons for leaving home: getting groceries and supplies, exercise, care or caregiving, authorised work or education that cannot be done from home and getting vaccinated.

Under the rules, shopping and exercise must be done within five kilometres of your home.

Mask rules will remain unchanged, with masks mandatory in all indoor and outdoor settings except for inside your own home.

(ABC News)