Victoria provides enjoyed its first time without a COVID-19 passing away since July 13.

The state also got 42 new cases.

The good news leaves Victoria’s toll at 729 as well as the national figure on 816.

There should be a lot more good news this week, with local Victorian restrictions set to relieve.

The 14-day new case average regarding Melbourne has dropped in order to 52. 9 and it is 3 or more. 6 for regional Victoria.

Premier Daniel Andrews has flagged local Victoria may move to the particular “third step” of its map plan as early as this week.

That step, permitting people to leave their houses without restrictions and food businesses to reopen, will be triggered if its 14-day average remains below 5 and no “mystery” cases are usually recorded.

“There won’t be a lot of discover, ” Andrews told reporters on September 14.

“That is more suitable in making people wait for an additional week or so.

“Hopefully we can have very good news intended for regional Victoria tomorrow. ”

It emerged as the Victorian government revealed a multi-million dollar package deal to transform footpaths plus streets into open-air eating areas after lockdown.

The $290 mil package includes $100 mil for sole traders that will remain closed or seriously restricted as the state starts to reopen.

An additional $100 million will go toward a Melbourne City Recuperation Fund to help small in order to medium businesses set up outside, fund COVID-safe events plus cultural activities and create physical improvements to the city streetscape.

Under the condition government’s plan, Melbourne’s pubs, cafes and restaurants may open for outdoor eating from October 26.

It follows the $3 billion suite associated with business cash grants, payroll tax deferrals and charge waivers announced on Weekend.

Melbourne may move to its next step associated with reopening on September twenty-eight if the 14-day average drops to 30-50. It is presently at 54. 4.

The city took the first tentative steps from lockdown on Monday, along with those living alone or even single parents allowed to have one main visitor, outdoor exercise prolonged to two hours plus curfew’s start time prolonged an hour to 9 evening.