Health direction legally requires people to self-quarantine

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A NEW health direction will legally require people who have been to three NSW locations to self-quarantine for two weeks, even if they have no symptoms. 

The NSW Health public health direction comes into affect from midday, today (July 16) and follows a cluster of new cases in the state’s south-west.

This direction will legally require anyone who has been in the affected locations identified by NSW Health, to self-quarantine for 14 days from the date they were there, even if they do not have any symptoms.

At this time, these locations are:

  • Crossroads Hotel in Casula – between Friday, July 3 to Friday, July 10.
  • Planet Fitness in Casula – between Saturday, July 4 and Friday, July 10.
  • Picton Hotel in Picton – on Saturday, July 4, Sunday, July 5, Thursday, July 9 or Friday, July 10.

People who visited these locations on the specified dates are asked to get in contact with ACT Health through the COVID-19 Helpline on 6207 7244. These people are also encouraged to get tested for COVID-19 – even if they have no symptoms.

In addition, ACT residents are reminded not to travel to areas where COVID-19 outbreaks are occurring in NSW. This includes Liverpool and Campbelltown areas of Sydney more broadly, where these clusters of cases are.

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT in the past 24 hours, leaving the ACT’s total at 113. There are five active cases in the ACT.

The number of negative tests in the ACT is now 39,545.

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