The record high of 191 new coronavirus cases on 7 July prompted the Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, to reintroduce stage three restrictions across all of metropolitan Melbourne.
“I think a sense of complacency has crept into us as we let our frustrations get the better of us,” Andrews said. “I think that each of us know someone who has not been following the rules as well as they should have.
“I think each of us know that we’ve got no choice but to take these very, very difficult steps.”
While many of the rules are the same as the stage three lockdown that was imposed in March, there are some differences too. The full list of rules is here. Here are some the main things you need to know.