How COVID restrictions are changing in ACT

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CANBERRA LOCKDOWN ENDS

After nine weeks, the ACT is exiting its COVID lockdown. Here is how the restrictions are being eased in Canberra.

* Up to five people can visit a home at once, with gatherings of up to 25 people outdoors allowed

* Cafes, bars, restaurants and pubs can reopen for up to 25 people indoors or 50 people outdoors

* Gyms, places of worship, gaming venues, community centres can reopen for up to 25 people

* Hairdressers and beauty services can reopen for up to five customers at a time

* Accommodation, campgrounds and caravan parks can reopen, subject to gathering restrictions

* Non-essential retail can reopen but only for click and collect or delivery. Retail will resume in-store from October 29 in the next round of restrictions easing.

* Aged care residents can have two vaccinated visitors per day

* Weddings can recommence, subject to density limits

* Funerals to have up to 50 attendees

* Year 11 and 12 students to return to the classroom from Monday.

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