Restrictions To Ease Tonight For WA, QLD, NT & VIC

With case numbers dropping


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Covid restrictions across Victoria, QLD and WA are expected to ease with Victoria facing their 10th consecutive day with no new local cases. 

While Victoria has seen a significant improvement, three new cases were recorded inside hotel quarantine. 

The lack of local cases has seen the sate ease up their interstate travel restrictions with WA given the green light, followed by a majority of Queensland. 

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Moreton Bay, Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast will officially have their status downgraded from 'red zones' to 'orange zones' from 11:59PM, allowing Victorians holidaying in Queensland to return home without a mandatory 14 day quarantine. 

While Victorians travelling from QLD will no longer required to quarantine for 14 days, they will need to acquire an orange zone permit, get tested for Covid-19 within 72 hours of returning and then isolate until they receive results. 

The same restrictions will apply to Queensland travellers coming from the affected orange zones. 

Other areas including the Gold Coast, Ipswich, Townsville, Noosa, Scenic Rim, Palm and Magnetic Island, Somerset and Lockyer Valley will be downgrading to 'green zones' from 11:59PM, Saturday 10th. 

The same goes for Perth, Peel, Alice Springs and Greater Darwin, which are expected to be downgraded to 'green zones' from 11:59PM. 

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Georgie Marr

10 July 2021

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