Masks will no longer be required in Victorian retail settings from 6pm on Friday - one of a number of COVID-19 restriction changes announced by the state government this morning.
The cap on private gatherings will increase from 30 people to 100.
Up to 200 people will be allowed to gather in public settings, up from 100.
The 75 per cent cap on office workers will be removed, enabling all employees to return.
Indoor non-seated entertainment venues will be allowed to welcome more patrons, and the cap on patrons on dance floors will lift.
Larger crowds will also be allowed at major sporting events.
Masks will still be required in some settings, including on public transport, in ride share vehicles and in taxis.
Victorians will still need to carry their masks and wear them if they cannot maintain distancing.
"We know the risk is far from over but thanks to the incredible work of all Victorians, we're continuing to open up and see the Victoria we all love return to life again," acting premier James Merlino said.
Victoria is back to zero after the last active case of coronavirus was cleared by the Department of Health in the last 24 hours.
It is the first time Victoria has had no active cases since December 10.
The state also recorded no new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
The latest data means it is now 25 days without a locally-acquired COVID-19 cases and 15 days since the last hotel quarantine case.
In the past 24 hours 13,549 test results were received in Victoria.
The return to zero active cases comes as Bendigo joins phase 1b of the vaccine rollout.
A GP clinic in Kangaroo Flat is known to have started administering vaccines on Monday.
Many of the other Bendigo clinics involved in the first week of phase 1b vaccinations start administering the jabs on Tuesday.
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