The Victorian government will ease up existing face mask mandates. From Friday, February 25, 2022, face masks will only be required for:

  • People on public transport, in taxis and rideshare, on planes, and indoors at an airport.

  • People working or visiting hospitals, and indoor areas at care facilities.

  • Workers in hospitality, retail and the court system.

  • Workers at justice and correctional facilities.

  • Students in year 3 or above at primary school, and workers at early childhood centres and primary schools (masks can be removed in secondary school).

  • People working indoors at an event with more than 30,000 people attending.

  • In special circumstances, such as if you have Covid-19 or are a close contact and leaving home.

For the latest COVID-19 updates in Victoria, head over to the official government health website here.


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