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NT Government update about travellers from declared hotspots

Date first filed: 
Thursday, 6 August, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Thursday, 6 August, 2020
URL: 

https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/travel/quarantine/hotspots-covid-19

Description: 

Travellers need to keep checking which areas have been declared COVID-19 hotspots, as the COVID-19 situation is continually changing. Even after arriving in the NT, you may need to take action if you were previously in one of the currently-declared hotspots. For more detail, see the NT Chief Health Officer Directions and the NT Government COVID-19 page at https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au.

Source: 

NT Government via Gemco Community News

Updated ALC Adaptive Management Plan: COVID-19 Coronavirus

Date first filed: 
Monday, 20 July, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Thursday, 16 July, 2020
Description: 

This document is an update to ALC Coronavirus Management Plan of 9th April. The focus of the update, on p. 16, is the adoption of the Contain and Test strategy developed by Congress and AMSANT.

Source: 

ALC

Groote Archipelago COVID-19 ADVICE #19 – 15 July 2020 – Additional Hotspots Declared

Date first filed: 
Wednesday, 15 July, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Wednesday, 15 July, 2020
Description: 

Arrivals in the NT from "hotspots" will face mandatory quarantine from 17th July. The NT Government has declared the State of Victoria, and on 15-7-2020 added Greater Metropolitan Sydney, as hotspots, and advises that all non-essential travel out of the NT is cancelled at this time. See the NT Government Hotspot Webpage.

Source: 

NT Government, Department of the Chief Minister

Groote Archipelago COVID-19 ADVICE #18 - 14 July 2020

Date first filed: 
Tuesday, 14 July, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Tuesday, 14 July, 2020
Description: 

Update on NT cases. From 17th July, NT border restrictions will end, except for people from declared 'hotspots', who will have to to complete mandatory supervised quarantine at their own cost ($2,500). All of Victoria is currently a 'hotspot'. All arrivals to NT - even if not from 'hotspots', have to complete a pre-arrival border crossing application | link.

Source: 

NT Government, Department of the Chief Minister, 'East Arnhem Covid 19 Team'

COVID planning - for positive cases

Date first filed: 
Tuesday, 7 July, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Tuesday, 7 July, 2020
Description: 

The NT Government is providing a comprehensive community communications plan with respect to a "Contain & Test" strategy. They have asked that the ALC work together with them to get messaging out, so there is consistency and no confusion. The ALC is working with the police and NTG Health to bolster the local pandemic plan to include Contain & Test. This will include scenario planning specific to Groote.

Source: 

ALC

Groote Archipelago COVID-19 ADVICE #17 – 2 July 2020 – NEW CASE RECORDED IN NT

Date first filed: 
Thursday, 2 July, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Thursday, 2 July, 2020
Description: 

The NT has recorded a new coronavirus case, a traveller returning from overseas via Melbourne. The traveller completed hotel quarantine in Melbourne on arrival and has been self-isolating in Darwin since arriving in NT. This is the only known case in the NT and there continues to remain zero known cases of COVID-19 in the Groote Archipelago.

Source: 

NT Government, Department of the Chief Minister, 'East Arnhem Covid 19 Team'

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