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Level 2 restrictions for events

Level 2 restrictions for events

Last updated 12/08/2020 9.30am

Events in the public domain and at home can have up to 100 people under alert level 2.

Pay it safe — keep surfaces clean, wash your hands, and maintain safe physical distancing.

2m between people and keep groups small, 10 and under is ideal.

A person in charge of a social gathering, should ensure records are kept for contact tracing purposes.

You should not participate in any gatherings if you have COVID-19 symptoms or if you need to be in isolation for any reason.

Personal movement

At Alert Level 2, you can leave home, but you should follow public health measures and consider others around you.

Physical distancing

Keep your distance when out and about:

  • 2 metres in public and in retail stores, like supermarkets and clothes shops.
  • 1 metre in most other environments like workplaces, cafes, restaurants, and gyms.


At Alert Levels 2 the risk of COVID-19 being present in the community is higher. You should wear masks in situations where physical distancing is not possible, like on public transport or in shops.

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