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A coronavirus cluster at an airport hotel in Melbourne has prompted states and territories to introduce new travel rules for travelers from Victoria

All Australian states and territories have announced new travel restrictions on Victoria after announcing a five-day lockdown

One COVID-19 outbreak linked to the Holiday Inn at Melbourne Airport has grown to 13 cases Prime Minister Daniel Andrews put the entire state on a “breaker” lockout on Friday

Six of the cases in the Holiday Inn outbreak have been confirmed as the more infectious British variant of the coronavirus, with the assumption that all 13 cases may be the British variant

Andrews said the “hyperinfectivity” of the British variant meant that the virus was moving so fast that it posed an enormous risk to the Victorian community

The Victoria outbreak prompted several states to introduce border restrictions on people traveling out of the state

Queensland has declared Greater Melbourne a hotspot, and Acting Health Secretary Steven Miles said all travelers who have been to Melbourne will be quarantined at hotels from 1am on Saturday

He said the closure will give contact tracers time to 1Track 500 people in Queensland in connection with the Melbourne outbreak

“This hotspot statement will allow us to track and monitor our contact tracing over this five-day period. This will help protect Queenslanders and help our public health officials do this contract tracking and not add to their workload while running for those contacts, “said Dr Miles to reporters

All travelers entering Queensland are required to provide a formal statement to certify that they have been since May 29th January no longer in Melbourne

The hotspot declaration covers Melbourne Airport, where the Brunetti Cafe in Terminal 4 was listed as an exposure site early Friday morning

People who on Friday from 10Arriving at the NT at 45 o’clock must go to a monitored quarantine at the Howard Springs facility

Everyone who, from the 7th Arrived from Melbourne Airport in NT on February 28th, it is recommended to get tested for viruses and self-quarantine until a negative test result is returned

In a statement on social media, Prime Minister Michael Gunner said the decision was due to “extreme concern” about the situation in Melbourne

Western Australia will roll out a 72-hour hard border closure with Victoria starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, with the state upgraded to the medium risk category

“Today’s Victorian Perth Airport arrivals are being tested at the airport before going into their 14-day self-quarantine Starting tonight from 6pm, the full medium risk category will go into effect until at least 12pm next Tuesday at 1am, “said Premier Mark McGowan

The 72-hour limit with Victoria means that only exempted travelers are allowed into WA

Prime Minister Peter Gutwein says the duration of the restriction is expected to follow the four-day lockdown on Victoria, which begins at 11 a.m. Friday, 59 p.m.

“I would hope this is a temporary measure We will know what happens in Victoria over the next five days”

Nobody from Victoria is allowed to travel to Tasmania unless they are given special permission as an essential worker

Returning Tasmanians are still allowed to enter the island nation, but must be quarantined for 14 days

People in Tasmania who were at Melbourne Airport’s fourth terminal on Tuesday must immediately isolate public health and call

South Australian Prime Minister Steven Marshall has announced that the current border restrictions on some Victorian locations will now be extended to all of the state.

Anyone who has been in Terminal 4 at Melbourne Airport since February must be quarantined for 14 days from the arrival date

Authorities say anyone aged 7 or over February was at the airport, should test and isolate until he gets a negative result

Starting Friday midnight, Victorians must apply for a waiver to participate in the ACT and quarantine upon arrival

The rules are the same as those imposed on Brisbane and Perth during their brief bans in recent weeks, said Chief Minister Andrew Barr

On Friday evening, however, it was said that anyone arriving from Victoria on Saturday would have to isolate for five days The priority advice given hours before applies to anyone who has been since 29 The deadline was changed on the recommendation of Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant

Anyone coming to NSW from Victoria by air, rail or road must fill out a registration form

Frontier community residents only need to stay home for five days if visiting the greater Melbourne area after 11 Friday at 59 p.m.

Frontier residents traveling from regional Victoria do not need to isolate themselves. They are also exempt from requesting the registration form

People in Australia must stay at least 1.5 meters away from others Check your jurisdiction’s restrictions on collecting limits

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