A key check of Victoria’s preparedness to reside below “COVID-normal” will start at present when a vaccine passports trial is launched.
The trial would be the first style of life below a vaccine passport system and its success will pave the best way for main occasions, together with a reside music live performance later this month and a crowd of 10,000 followers on the Melbourne Cup.
In an bizarre yr, the Cup attracts up to 100,000 folks, however VRC chairman Neil Wilson welcomed the ten,000 restrict.
“We’re delighted with 10,000 people. We think that’s a great number. We’ve had over 10,000 people at our course previously, so we know we can do 10,000 people in a COVID-safe environment and we’re really looking forward to Cup Day restarting major events in Melbourne,” Mr Wilson mentioned.
Deakin University epidemiologist Catherine Bennett mentioned there was sense in trialling giant occasions outdoor however she warned that the October 30 live performance on the Sidney Myer Music Bowl would occur when “there’s going to be quite a bit of virus in the community”.
More on Victoria’s plans right here.