Australia What is within 15km of your Melbourne, Mitchell Shire or Latrobe Valley home? Check where you can travel during COVID lockdown

03:45  29 september  2021
03:45  29 september  2021 Source:   abc.net.au

Geelong and two areas of country Victorian in lockdown for a week

  Geelong and two areas of country Victorian in lockdown for a week Restrictions in the three areas will be the same as those in the City of Ballarat and metropolitan Melbourne, excluding the curfew. Caseloads in Greater Geelong and Mitchell Shire have seen a sharp rise with 17 and 15 active cases in each respectively to Saturday.A further two new cases in Geelong, two on the Surf Coast and seven new cases in Mitchell Shire were confirmed in Sunday's numbers. © Provided by Daily Mail ( 'If you're in Geelong, Surf Coast or Mitchell Shire, follow the restrictions, get tested if you have symptoms, and get vaccinated if you haven't already,' said Premier Dan Andrews.

COVID-19 restrictions are easing in most of Victoria, while the City of Latrobe in Gippsland has been sent back into lockdown.

Metropolitan Melbourne, Mitchell Shire and City of Latrobe are now under the same settings, with the addition of a curfew in Melbourne.

Residents in lockdown can leave the home for six reasons: shopping for food and supplies, authorised work and study, care and caregiving, exercise, restricted recreation and getting vaccinated.

That all has to be done within a 15-kilometre radius of the home, unless you live further away from your local supermarket or medical care centre.

Use the tool below to find out what's within your radius.

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Greater Shepparton to enter snap, seven-day COVID-19 lockdown from midnight .
Victoria's Acting Chief Health Officer has declared the City of Greater Shepparton will enter a seven-day lockdown starting at 11:59pm on Friday.Restrictions that apply will be the same as those in metropolitan Melbourne, excluding the curfew.

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