Border pass issue resolved and businesses closed
Border pass for NHW workers resolved
More than 80 staff can return to work - after the NSW border pass issue was resolved for Northeast Health Wangaratta staff.
The Chief Health Officer granted individual exemptions for the NSW resident staff who were unable to travel to Wangaratta for work.
It means the staff can now work, and on re-entering NSW will not be required to self-isolate.
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Vic Government doesn't want to put regional areas into lockdown
Regional Victoria will avoid a lockdown for now, the Victorian Chief Health Officer says.
There is currently no kind of growth in community transmission, but there are settings where outbreaks have occurred such as in Colac.
Premier Dan Andrews thanked regional Victorians for wearing masks, where you can’t maintain 1.5 metres in distance.
Case of COVID-19 in Wangaratta has been removed
On Friday the case of COVID-19 recorded in Wangaratta was removed by the Department of Health and Human Services.
There are no new active cases in Wangaratta.