Once Victoria hits 70 or 80 per cent fully vaccinated, there will be less of a need to lock down communities and instead the government will look to "lock out" unvaccinated people.
"When we get to those vaccination double dose thresholds as part of the national plan, the notion of a lock down of the entire community is far less relevant, what will become a bigger part of our response is a lock out of many many venues for those who aren't vaccinated," he said.
"That might seem a bit harsh but I've said it before and I'll make the point again - I'm not going to lockdown to protect people who won't protect themselves."
Mr Andrews said by the time the state reaches 70 or 80 per cent everyone who wants to be vaccinated should have had the chance to get vaccinated.
He said the chance of unvaccinated people being able to book a table at a pub or buy tickets to a sporting event would be very, very limited.
Of the 208 local cases, two were detected in Shepparton as part of day 13 isolation testing.
COVID Commander Jerone Weimar said health authorities continue to monitor the Victorian-NSW border bubble.
"There were a series of changes made [recently] around the border bubble arrangements between Victoria and NSW," he said of the shrinking of the border bubble.
"Of course we continue, as we have been for a couple of months now, to be concerned about the risk of further incursion."
Mr Weimar said later on tonight the government would be reducing the categories of authorised workers able to get permits to cross the border.
He said more testing requirements would be put in place to ensure those crossing the border on working permits were tested within 72 hours.
Victoria is more than halfway to its target of delivering one million vaccines over five weeks.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said the state was still a number of days away reaching 70 per cent first dose coverage, the trigger for some modest easing of restrictions.
"The more people we get vaccinated the quicker we get to that marker," he said.
He thanked Shepparton for their efforts, especially for isolating for 14 days.
National Cabinet is meeting at 2pm.
It comes as the state recorded 209 new cases of COVID, including one from hotel quarantine.
There are currently 1180 active cases in Victoria.
One person with COVID-19 has died.
IN OTHER NEWS:
33,511 vaccines were administered and 48,572 tests received in the 24 hours to midnight.
Yesterday more than 6200 people underwent day 13 isolation testing in Shepparton.
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