Ballarat remains coronavirus-free on the same day as Victoria welcomes the biggest easing of restrictions to date.
With private gatherings of 20 people now allowed, as well as the opening of pubs and restaurants, it is the biggest change since lockdown laws were implemented at the start of the outbreak.
And in Ballarat, there remains no active cases of COVID-19.
Ballarat has recorded a total of 11 cases, but has not had an active case for two weeks.
Moorabool still has one active case and has had three in total.
Now, attention will return to slowly getting back to normal life in Victoria.
Patrons at eateries will still need to maintain 1.5m between tables, and contact details will be collected to assist in rapid tracing if anyone falls ill with COVID-19.
Libraries, galleries, museums, amusement parks, places of worship, beauty clinics, nail salons and massage parlours will also be allowed to reopen, albeit with no more than 20 people.
People will also be permitted to stay in holiday homes and return to caravan parks and camping grounds.
The total number of coronavirus cases in Victoria is 1,653 - an increase of four since yesterday.
There have been no new deaths reported. To date, 19 people have died from coronavirus in Victoria.
There have been 168 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Victoria that have been acquired through unknown transmission.
Currently six people are in hospital, including one patient in intensive care. 1,560 people have recovered.
Of the total 1,653 cases, there have been 1,373 in metropolitan Melbourne and 234 in regional Victoria. Several cases remain under investigation. The total number of cases are made up of 875 men and 778 women. More than 515,000 tests have been processed to date.
One new case of COVID-19 has been linked to the outbreak at quarantine hotel Rydges on Swanston in Melbourne, with a case in a close contact of a worker bringing the current total of this outbreak to eight.
Thorough cleaning of relevant parts of the hotel has been undertaken, alongside contact tracing, isolation and quarantine of close contacts. A full investigation is underway to review all possible causes of transmission within the hotel, including looking into links between affected staff and contractors.
Of yesterday's other cases, one was detected in returned travelers in hotel quarantine and two were from community testing. There are no new cases linked to any other known outbreaks, including the Keilor Downs family and any aged care facilities.
"Thanks to Victorians playing their part, staying at home and getting tested - we have made some great progress in slowing the spread of coronavirus," Victoria's Chief Health Officer Professor Brett Sutton said.
"Our low rate of community transmission means we have been able to ease some restrictions from today.
"You can have up to 20 people in your home or in a public place. Restaurants, cafes and pubs can have up to 20 customers dine in, and businesses such as beauty therapists can see clients again.
"Although it's tempting to rush out and book that weekend away or have your friends over, it is important that we use our common sense. In all your activities, be considered, be cautious and stay safe. And if you don't have to do it - don't.
"We need to continue to follow physical distancing rules and practice good hygiene - wash your hands regularly and cough and sneeze into a tissue or your elbow.
"If you can keep working from home - you must keep working from home. By doing the right thing, we can continue to keep one another safe.
"And If you do feel unwell with any symptoms of coronavirus you should get tested. This includes fever, chills, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose or loss of sense of smell."
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