CHANGES to density requirements in hospitality and entertainment venues are among some changes that will come into effect across the state later this week.
Acting premier James Merlino announced on Wednesday the state would take another step forward out of restrictions on Thursday night following consecutive days of zero COVID-19 cases.
These eased restrictions will be in place for two weeks.
The easing of restrictions comes as New South Wales deals with an outbreak in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
Changes to restrictions in Victoria
From 11.59pm Thursday, Victorians will now be able to have 15 visitors per day at their home.
Public gatherings will be allowed for up to 50 people.
Funerals and weddings will move to a cap of 300 people subject to the density limits of the venue.
The work from home recommendation will be removed and office caps will be increased to 75 per cent or 30 people whichever is greater.
Physical recreation and sporting venues will be able to have 300 people per indoor space or 1000 outdoors, subject to density limits.
Seated entertainment venues will be able to increase capacity to 75 per cent and a maximum of 300 per space indoors and 1000 people outdoors.
Changes to visitor limits at hospitals and care facilities will mean two people can visit at one time, five visitors a day will be allowed.
Some facilities will have additional measures in place that are above and beyond the chief health officer requirements.
Mask requirements remain the same and are permitted indoors.
Communities in regional Victoria however will be subject to density requirements of one person per two square metres provided a COVID check-in marshal is present.
This includes physical reaction venues, community facilities, creative studios and places of worship.
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Travel restrictions in NSW
The state government shut its border to seven Sydney municipalities on Tuesday due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
The move will ban residents from the municipalities of the City of Sydney, Waverley, Woollahra, Bayside, Canada Bay, Inner West and Randwick entering Victoria.
Victorian residents who have been in a red zone - other than for transit - can still return to the state with a permit but must self-isolate at home for 14 days.
Wollongong has also been listed as an orange zone, meaning incoming travellers from there must get tested soon after arrival and isolated until they receive a negative result.
In a tweet, the department said Prof Sutton strongly discouraged any non-essential travel into Victoria from red or orange zones.
Find out about the Sydney coronavirus outbreak, new restrictions and travel bans on the city here.
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