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State of Emergency declared in Victoria due to COVID-19

State of Emergency declared in Victoria due to COVID-19

Published 20/04/2020
A State of Emergency has been declared in Victoria from 16 March 2020 until 11 May 2020 to manage coronavirus (COVID-19).

A State of Emergency has been declared in Victoria in relation to the public health posed by coronavirus (COVID-19)

The State of Emergency will run until 22 May 2020, and provides the Chief Health Officer with additional powers to issue directions to help contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and keep Victorians safe.

The application and implications of directions issued under the State of Emergency are reviewed daily.

For more information on the State of Emergency or the latest updates and information on coronavirus, visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au.