Public health advice issued for recent arrivals from the Northern Territory and Queensland

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People are advised to get tested and self-quarantine for 14 days if they have visited exposure sites in the Northern Territory and Queensland.
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WA Health has issued advice for recently returned travellers into Western Australia from the Northern Territory and Queensland.

All arrivals into WA who have been to any of the listed Northern Territory exposure sites or the Queensland exposure sites during the relevant times are required to:

  • get tested for COVID-19 within 48 hours and on day 12
  • self-quarantine at a suitable premises for 14 days from date of exposure
  • wear a mask when transiting to self-quarantine premises and presenting for COVID-19 testing.

Anyone who has recently arrived from the Northern Territory and Queensland and has not visited any of the listed venues should present for COVID-19 testing if they develop symptoms and keep checking the list of exposure sites.

Western Australians are encouraged to stay vigilant and use SafeWA and mandatory contact registers to check into businesses and venues.

A list of testing clinics is available on the HealthyWA website.

Page reviewed 9 November 2021