Australian states tighten travel restrictions as New Zealand cluster grows
“As a precaution, people who have arrived since Saturday 20 February are also being asked if they are well and are being asked to get tested for COVID-19 and isolate until they get a negative result, or for 14 days if they attended one of the venues,” a public health alert issued on Wednesday night said.
The state’s health authority has also deemed Auckland a hotspot, which means travellers arriving in NSW from New Zealand who have been in Auckland, including the airport, will have to enter hotel quarantine for 14 days.
Victoria’s Department of Health issued a statement late on Wednesday night saying all flights arriving from Auckland into Victoria would be regarded as “red zone” arrivals from 11.59pm on Wednesday.
The statement said anyone arriving into the state from the New…