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Victoria has extended her lockdown as she tries to control an outbreak of the Delta variant that has spread to the state from Sydney. The lockdown was supposed to last five days, but Daniel Andrews confirmed that it will remain in effect until at least midnight on July 27.

The restrictions are the same as for the previous lockdown at the end of May, with a decision to be made later.

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What about weddings, funerals and religious services?

Only 10 people will be able to attend the funeral in person. Marriages are not allowed except for reasons of end of life or deportation. In-person religious activities beyond five people are not allowed.

What about elderly care and hospitals?

Visitors are not allowed in aged care facilities except for limited reasons. No visitors will be allowed in hospitals except for the end of life, if you are a partner during the birth of your child or a parent accompanying a child.

Can I go get vaccinated?

Vaccination is one of the reasons why people eligible to receive the vaccine can leave the house. The Victorian government has extended eligibility to include people aged 40 to 49 for state-run vaccination sites. People in this category can now call the hotline on 1800 675 398 to book an appointment.

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