Andrews ‘positive’ about easing restrictions after Victoria records no new COVID-19 cases
With an extended run of no new locally acquired cases outside the Holiday Inn cluster, Mr Andrews said the state was well-placed to ease restrictions on Friday.
“I think we can be quite positive about making some announcements tomorrow,” Mr Andrews said.
The Premier said the state had to “pull together” and make some “very difficult choices” after the highly contagious UK variant of the virus spread in the Holiday Inn quarantine hotel at Melbourne Airport, infecting staff who then mingled in the community.
“But Victorians were equal to that challenge, he said. “That’s what makes me so proud. No state’s been through as much as our state … I think tomorrow will be a positive day for all.”
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