VIC COVID-19 Update   

Posted on 12 July 2022

We wanted to update you on the latest COVID-19 information. The Victorian Minister for Health, Mary-Anne Thomas has provided the following key announcements.

  • Victoria’s pandemic declaration will be extended from 11.59pm on Tuesday 12 July for a further three months.
  •  The period when someone is considered a recently confirmed case and exempt from testing and isolation/quarantine requirements has been revised to 4 weeks (down from 12 weeks). 
  •  Mask wearing indoors and in crowded settings is strongly recommended. Mask wearing remains mandatory in Allied Health settings in Victoria
  •  The Minister for Health is also requesting that employers consider working from home arrangements that are most appropriate for their workplace and employees based on individual requirements. 
  •  Positive cases are still required to isolate at home for 7 days from the day they took their test, but they will be able to leave their home to drive a family member to obtain food, if essential. They must stay in the car and wear a face mask at all times.
  •  Vaccination requirements for healthcare workers remains unchanged.

You can find the full media release here.

We will continue to keep you updated. Please reach out if you have any questions!

Stay safe and well,

AAPi