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Baseball Victoria COVID-19 Update – 25 May 2021

Baseball Victoria
25 May 2021

Following the Victorian Government’s announcements on new COVID cases in the community, Baseball Victoria has sought clarification on the continuation of community sport, which at this stage appears able to proceed with the addition of masks indoors.

As we await confirmation on any impacts to community sport, training sessions scheduled for tonight, Tuesday 25 May 2021, may proceed. These training sessions must adhere to the updated guidelines – including wearing masks indoors at all times.

We expect clarification on playing games and training for the rest of the restriction period to be provided tomorrow, Wednesday, 26 May 2021 and we will continue to share updates via the Baseball Victoria website and social media channels.

The new restrictions for Greater Metropolitan Melbourne from 6:00pm on Tuesday 25 May 2021 are:

  • Face masks – compulsory indoors at all times for anyone aged 12 years and older unless you have an exemption.
  • Gatherings - no more than 5 visitors to a home per day and no more than 30 people at public gatherings.
  • Schools/workplaces remain open and anyone from Greater Metropolitan Melbourne can travel to regional Victoria but the Melbourne restrictions will apply during your travels.

These measures will be in place until at least Friday 4 June 2021.

The Victorian Government has published a list of exposure sites HERE. Please check this list and follow government directions if you attended any of these venues on the specified days and times:

  • Anyone who has visited a Tier 1 exposure site during the times listed must immediately isolate, get a coronavirus (COVID-19) test, and quarantine for 14 days from the date of exposure.
  • Anyone who has visited a Tier 2 exposure site during times listed should urgently get a test and isolate until they receive a negative result.
  • Anyone who has visited a Tier 3 exposure site during times listed should monitor for symptoms - if symptoms develop, immediately get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result.

Please note the Victorian Intermediate League teams remain in Mildura and are adhering to the Baseball Australia COVID protocols as the 2021 Australian Intermediate League Championship proceeds as planned.

Use of the Service Victoria QR code service will still be mandatory in all venues and facilities required to have mandatory electronic record keeping from Friday, 28 May. All Baseball Victoria venues should be using the Victorian Government’s QR code. Click HERE to learn more about the QR code service.

Read the Victorian Government’s full release on the additional COVIDSafe measures HERE.

If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 – such as fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, chills or sweats, or change in sense of smell or taste – get a test immediately.

To view more COVID-19 resources from the Victorian Government, click HERE.

Please view mental health resources on our website HERE, including information from Beyond Blue, Headspace, Kids Helpline, Lifeline and R U OK?

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