COVID-19 Updates 2nd July 2020

2nd July 2020, 

Victoria records highest COVID-19 cases 

Victoria has recorded its biggest daily increase in coronavirus community transmissions to date in the COVID-19 pandemic, since the 73 new cases were recorded in the state as hotspot Melbourne suburbs are prepared to lock down from the midnight of 1st of July. Per source it has set a national record for highest number of tests per day. The NSW Premier says anyone from one of Victoria’s coronavirus hotspots is “not welcome” into the state and that people should assume everyone from Melbourne has the virus. NSW Health announced this morning that non-essential travel between Melbourne and NSW was discouraged and that it had implemented restrictions on Melbourne travellers from entering “high-risk settings” such as aged-care facilities.

Queensland corona virus restriction to be erased from the 2nd of July 

Queensland has erased the Covid-19 stage three restrictions. As per Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk the ease condition has been described with some rules

  • Private gathering including funerals, weddings and house parties can be opened with maximum people up to 100
  • Indoor sports are limited to one person per 4 square meters of space
  • Outdoor sports can go ahead but physical distancing is essential to be maintained
  • The concert and sports events can be held up to 25000 spectators or 50% of capacity allowed in the major venues
  • Smaller business with less than 200 square meters of space can have one person per 2 square meters and up to 20 people at a time.
  • Large venue such as theatres and concert must consider one person per 4 square meter or only a half capacity in total.
  • Border restrictions will be ease on July 10 except to Victoria
  • People who came from other state should fill out a declaration that they have not been to a hotspot or from Melbourne, if any frauds or lie, the fine can be imposed up to $ 4,000.
  • If any one refuse to COVID-19 test, the person has to stay extra 10 days in the quarantine at their own expense.

COVID-19 update on delivering the NDIS in Melbourne


On Tuesday 30 June, the Victorian Premier announced stay at home orders will be in place across a number of Melbourne suburbs amended from 11:59pm, Wednesday 1 July.

These suburbs include: 

  • 3012: Brooklyn, Kingsville, Maidstone, Tottenham, West Footscray
  • 3021: Albanvale, Kealba, Kings Park, St Albans
  • 3032: Ascot Vale, Highpoint City, Maribyrnong, Travancore
  • 3038: Keilor Downs, Keilor Lodge, Taylors Lakes, Watergardens
  • 3042: Airport West, Keilor Park, Niddrie
  • 3046: Glenroy, Hadfield, Oak Park
  • 3047: Broadmeadows, Dallas, Jacana
  • 3055: Brunswick South, Brunswick West, Moonee Vale, Moreland West
  • 3060: Fawkner
  • 3064: Craigieburn, Donnybrook, Mickelham, Roxburgh Park, Kalkallo.

People in these areas will be required to return to stage three stay at home restrictions until at least 29 July 2020.

Read more information on the NDIA’s response to the coronavirus. 




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