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Masks to be mandatory across regional Victoria

Sky News Australia logo Sky News Australia 30/07/2020 Sky News Australia
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From midnight Sunday, masks and face coverings will be mandatory across regional Victoria.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews also announced new restrictions for six local government areas from midnight Thursday.

Residents in Greater Geelong, Surf Coast, Moorabool, Golden Plains, Colac Otway, and Queenscliff will not be able to host visitors.

Hospitality venues will however remain opened.

There are 255 active COVID-19 cases in regional Victoria, with 159 of those from the six listed local government areas.

Victoria recorded its deadliest day since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, with 13 new deaths and 723 new cases of the virus in the past 24 hours.

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