Victoria records four new coronavirus cases and one death


Victoria has recorded four new coronavirus cases and one death, the state’s health department says.The new cases bring the rolling 14-day average for Melbourne down to 7.2, while in regional Victoria it remains at 0.5.The number of “mystery” cases remains at 15.The latest fatality takes Victoria’s coronavirus death toll to 817 since the pandemic began.LIVE UPDATES: Read our blog for the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic.Restrictions have now eased in Melbourne and regional Victoria, which means people can now travel further and have greater freedom when it comes to social activities and exercise.Melburnians now have no time limit on meeting family and friends outdoors, and golf and tennis clubs have reopened.The 5 kilometre travel restriction was also extended to 25 kilometres, giving people the freedom to travel further out of their suburbs.Coronavirus rules explainedHairdressers can operate again for the first time in months, and South Yarra hairdresser Joey Scandizzo opened his business at midnight.”The phones have been going crazy so we’ve been trying to get everybody we can in,” he said. “As soon as the clock struck 12 we were in here, we got them all done.”Some keen golfers turned up early this morning to a public golf course in Balwyn North only to find that the course did not yet have council approval to reopen.More to come.What you need to know about coronavirus:

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