CENTRAL Victorian gyms will be able to open to up to 20 people as part of a suite of changes to COVID-19 restrictions in effect from Tuesday night.
Gyms will be allowed to have a maximum of 10 people per space and a density of one person per eight square metres.
Religious gatherings will be allowed of up to 20 people plus one faith leader indoors, or 50 outdoors.
Indoor pools will open to up to 20 people. Indoor sport will be allowed for those aged 18 and under.
Food courts will also be able to open. School graduations will be allowed to happen within school communities.
Live music is set to resume as part of outdoor hospitality.
The changes will take effect from 11.59pm Tuesday October 27.
Greater Shepparton will also joined regional Victoria in the changes, after it was subject to tighter restrictions due to an outbreak.
Mr Andrews urged anyone experiencing even mild symptoms - such as a scratchy nose or a sore throat - to get tested.
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GYMS will reopen in regional Victoria from midnight on Tuesday as part of a suite of changes to COVID-19 restrictions announced on Sunday.
Premier Daniel Andrews revealed changes for regional gyms, religious gatherings, funerals, and indoor and outdoor community sport.
It comes as Mr Andrews announced a "cautious pause" for metropolitan Melbourne's reopening strategy as it battles an outbreak in the city's north.
Premier Daniel Andrews said he would be unable to announce significant easing of restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne until mid-week.
He had previously flagged further restriction easing announcements would take place on Sunday.
Mr Andrews said it was a cautious approach to be doubly sure there was not more virus in the northern suburbs.
Six of Victoria's new cases on Sunday were linked with the northern metropolitan outbreak. The other was in a health care worker.
It comes after a COVID-19 cluster connected with a north Melbourne school.
Testing has been ramped up in the area, after two cases were connected with East Preston Islamic College, with no clear link between them.
All families connected with East Preston Islamic College and the nearby Croxton School have been urged to get tested for COVID-19.
Mr Andrews warned on Saturday that this testing could potentially reveal a large amount of undetected virus in Melbourne's north.
He warned on Saturday that thousands of test results were still pending.
Anyone experiencing possible COVID-19 symptoms should get tested.
More to come.
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