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Australia NSW Opposition calls for mandatory hotel quarantine for Vic arrivals

06:16  05 august  2020
06:16  05 august  2020 Source:   skynews.com.au

United States. The city of Washington imposes a quarantine on travelers from 27 American states

 United States. The city of Washington imposes a quarantine on travelers from 27 American states © SAUL LOEB / AFP Washington DC, on March 19, in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis. Washington authorities announced Monday, July 27, a 14-day quarantine for people from 27 US states considered to be "high risk" because of the prevalence of the new coronavirus in them. These are the states that have "a seven-day average of new daily cases of at least 10 per 100,000 population" , with the exception of Virginia and neighboring Maryland .

If you arrive in NSW from overseas, you must go into quarantine for the quarantine period before continuing your journey to another state or territory. After this isolation period you can transit domestically and travel home. Australian states and territories have their own quarantine rules in place.

As Victoria 's coronavirus cases remain high and Melbourne enters stricter lockdown, NSW Health rejects calls to force travellers from Melbourne The State Opposition leader, Jodi McKay, yesterday called for Victorians entering NSW to be placed into mandatory hotel quarantine for two weeks at

NSW Opposition calls for mandatory hotel quarantine for Vic arrivals
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The New South Wales Opposition Leader has called for every Victorian to enter a mandatory hotel quarantine period upon arrival in Sydney as she raises concerns over another possible Ruby Princess-type debacle.

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Some people are being quarantined for 14 days in hotels to help contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Returning travellers who are in quarantine facilities can To reduce the spread of COVID-19 within the community all travellers who return from overseas must enter into a dedicated quarantine facility

With 17 flights from Melbourne due to land in Sydney today, there are calls for travellers to face quarantine similar to returning passengers from overseas. NOW PLAYING: other. Coronavirus: NSW border crackdown on Victorian arrivals .

The state government showed no indication of implementing a mandatory hotel quarantine period for travellers arriving from coronavirus hotspots as Sydney airport continued to receive about 200 passengers a day from inbound Melbourne flights.

a couple of people that are standing in the airport © Provided by Sky News Australia

Passengers were required to sit in the backseat of a taxi from the airport, wearing a mask and with the windows of the vehicle down on the way to the place they nominated to isolate for 14 days.

Jodi McKay said every Victorian should be quarantined upon entry to NSW while Victoria remained in lockdown.

Image: News Corp Australia

Police charge man who absconded from hotel quarantine as Queensland records no new coronavirus cases .
As Zalika Rizmal reports, the number of new cases in the state is at its lowest level in two weeks.

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