- Victoria set to reach 90 per cent double dose vaccination target next week
- Premier Daniel Andrews promised ‘very few rules’ will remain once target is hit
- Some rules stay including masks in high risk settings and drinking while seated
- Covid infections spike again as Victoria recorded 996 new cases and nine deaths
Published: 08:38 AEDT, 17 November 2021 | Updated: 10:03 AEDT, 17 November 2021
Fears are growing long-suffering Melburnians won’t be able to eat or drink standing up in pubs or restaurants or dance at weddings, nightclubs and other functions – even when 90 per cent of the state is fully vaccinated.
And in another move that will continue the chaos that’s paralysed the state for almost two years, fully-vaccinated primary contacts of Covid cases are likely to be forced to self-isolate for seven days.
Premier Daniel Andrews had promised ‘very few rules’ once 90 per cent of Victoria’s population aged over-12 is fully vaccinated and is due to make further announcements in the coming days.