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Australia New order on Monday: Victorians must keep working from home

06:25  29 may  2020
06:25  29 may  2020 Source:   theage.com.au

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Victoria is moving from a work - from - home advisory to an order , which means it carries penalties. Restrictions are set to relax on Monday June 1, allowing businesses including cafes and Mr Andrews acknowledged the work - from - home arrangements were proving frustrating for many Victorians .

The order stops short of discouraging people to leave their homes entirely; instead, it states that people should continue to practice social distancing, and limit activities to The order also mandates that New Yorkers to halt any gatherings “of any size, for any reason” for the foreseeable future.

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews speaks to the media on May 11, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. © Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Victorian premier Daniel Andrews speaks to the media on May 11, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. The Chief Health Officer will issue an order next week that Victorians must continue working from home amid fears that employees will flock back to office buildings, risking a second wave of coronavirus outbreaks.

Premier Daniel Andrews said workplaces would face penalties if they breached the public health orders but he said he expected employers to do the right thing.

The Premier confirmed there would be spot checks but said employees should report unsafe practices if they were forced back to work.

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But public health officials on Monday ordered the restaurant to close until it complied with a state order prohibiting dine-in eating. Mr. Pritzker will work from home as well. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York announced on Monday that three upstate regions might partially reopen this weekend, with

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"I think it will be the same when we get to restaurants, cafes and the food parts of pubs. I think patrons will enforce these rules as much as anyone else," he said.

Mr Andrews said people who had been working from home must continue to do so for at least all of June.

"Just to avoid any doubt we wanted to have the message as clear and as sharp as possible: if you have been working from home you must keep working from home."

He said about 15 per cent of the state's public transport capacity could be used safely while maintaining physical distancing. The current rate is about 18 per cent, he said.

"Just 15 per cent capacity is what we estimate maintains that 1.5 metre distance, keeps people far enough apart that they're not spreading the virus."

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  What you can do in Victoria from June 1 Restaurants and cafes will be allowed to seat and serve more customers, but bars serving alcohol without food must remain closed.Restaurants and cafes will be allowed to seat and serve more customers, but bars serving alcohol without food must remain closed and people are encouraged to continue working from home when possible.

Victoria 's combined source of emergency information and warnings. Travel & Visiting Others - Victorians have been overwhelmingly doing the right thing by staying home but there is still a way to go, so returning home at the end of every day is vital.

Stay-at- home orders in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are set to go into effect over the next couple days. New Jersey’s takes effect at 9 p.m. Saturday, New York’s at 8 p.m. on Sunday and Connecticut on Monday at 8 p.m. Non-essential businesses are ordered closed and residents are

Businesses face fines of $9913 if they refuse to comply with coronavirus restrictions.

The Premier said he understood the requirement to work from home would inconvenience many people.

"I know many businesses are very keen to get back to something like normal."

The directive from Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton will begin on Monday and will apply to hundreds of thousands of people.

Professor Sutton said working from home would reduce congestion on public transport, foot traffic and in office spaces, including lifts.

"We've always been alert to the fact there's a shift in messaging as we go through this. The risk has diminished over time but by increments and people are keen to get back to normal life," he said.

Professor Sutton said the community was fatigued from the constraints that had been imposed.

"But we need to keep that really powerful message that it's not over yet and there is a new normal - a COVID normal that we need to adjust to, which means that going back to certain activities will not be like the pre-COVID world."

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