Individuals in NSW who have spent time in Victoria in the past 14 days will be forced to follow Victoria’s quick lockdown measures and stay home for the next five days, NSW Health announced known on Friday afternoon

It is because health officials are in the running to contact approximately 7,000 people who have visited places of concern in Melbourne including Melbourne Airport â ???? given a growing coronavirus cluster in the city

NSW Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian says Victoria is not at the stage when her state should consider closing the borderCredit: Peter Braig

A statement by NSW Health released after Victorian Prime Minister Daniel Andrews announced the lockdown on Friday confirmed that NSW Health Secretary Brad Hazzard will be making an order requiring people to visit Victoria in the past Have visited for 14 days, have to stay in their house or place of residence for the next five days

“Anyone in NSW who at any time on or after Friday the 29th Was in Victoria on January 1st, 2021, must remain at his home or residence for the five-day period announced by the Victorian government, “the statement said

Victorian restrictions will go into effect at 11 a.m.Today at 5 p.m. and, according to current agreements, will expire Wednesday the 17th February, at midnight from

The NSW Health statement states that individuals subject to restrictions in Victoria should not travel to NSW unless they have permission to do so

Cases related to Melbourne’s quarantine hotel, Holiday Inn, rose to 13 on Thursday night, prompting the announcement of a five-day lockdown for all of Victoria

But NSW Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian said she was not considering closing the border with Victoria right now, and expressed confidence that she would contain the outbreak while her own state turns 26 Recorded days in a row without a locally acquired case

Speaking at breakfast television on Friday, Ms. Berejiklian said that border closure was off the table for now, despite steps being taken in South Australia and Queensland

“Of course it’s about the situation, it’s an evolving situation but not a situation where the government can’t really get over it” ???? Ms. Berejiklian said today on Friday I am confident that they will do itâ ????

One of the new Victorian cases was working in the Brunetti Cafe at Melbourne Airport Terminal 4 on Tuesday

Anyone in NSW who was at Melbourne Airport on Sunday or Monday this week has been instructed to report for testing and self-isolating until they get a negative result

NSW Health asked anyone who was at Melbourne Airport Terminal 4 between 4:45 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Tuesday to be tested immediately and self-isolating for 14 days from the time they were at the airport, regardless of the test result

Household contacts of people who were in Terminal 4 at the time were also asked to self-isolate until the person received a negative test result

Victorian arrivals at Sydney Airport must complete a registration form indicating where they have recently been

NSW Health has had anyone who has been since Jan. Arrived from Victoria on January 1st, urged to keep an eye on the Victorian health authorities places of concern and immediately sign up for testing if they think they have visited a listed place and isolate themselves until they get a negative result

Ms Berejiklian said she was not considering closing the NSW border to people from affected areas and said she preferred the current system of travelers from Victoria filling out a declaration form

“The only time we closed the border was to Victoria, and then they had over 150 cases a day”She said we are far from it, at this point in time we think it is manageable”

At sunrise, the Prime Minister said, “We think closing borders and locking the community should be the last option, not the first option”

Restrictions in NSW eased further on Friday amid the weeks with no local cases in the state

The new rules allow most venues to have one user per two square meters, and masks are only mandatory for public transit, eliminating the requirements for some indoor settings

The test numbers were consistent on Friday.The reporting period there were 14518 tests, compared to 16 total397 the day before

After the Anzac Day marches were canceled last year when the nation went through its first lockdown, RSL NSW Secretary of State Jeff Oâ € ™ Brien told 2GB on Friday morning that the march would take place in Sydney in April / p>

Only 500 veterans are allowed to march on that day Interested parties are asked to apply on the RSL NSW website

“We are limited to the number of people who can take part in the march So we will focus on making sure we have veterans’ representation in all of our conflicts”a ???? he told host Ben Fordham

NSW reported two new hotel quarantine cases on Friday, bringing the total number of cases in the state since the pandemic started to 4,945

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Earlier in this article it was mentioned that anyone in NSW who was at Melbourne Airport on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday this week must have a coronavirus test.This only applies to Sunday and Monday on Tuesday only people who are between 4 Goods in Terminal 4 at 45 and 2 p.m. must be tested

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Source: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/berejiklian-has-confidence-victoria-will-defeat-outbreak-20210212-p571vy.html