Victoria reinstates some coronavirus restrictions after a new infection in hotel quarantine

Victoria has reintroduced face masks and reduced the size of private gatherings as it reacts to news of a hotel quarantine worker testing positive to COVID-19.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews addresses the media during a press conference in Melbourne, Monday, December 21, 2020. (AAP Image/James Ross) NO ARCHIVING

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews. Source: AAP

A Victorian hotel quarantine worker has tested positive to COVID-19, prompting the state government to reintroduce masks indoors and reduce the size of private gatherings.

The state's health department revealed the positive test on Wednesday night, adding that public health teams were investigating the case and close contacts were being notified.

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Published 4 February 2021 at 7:57am
By SBS News
Presented by Justin Sungil Park
Source: SBS