Public Health Tasmania has classified the whole of Wollongong as a "medium-risk" area, meaning all travellers to Tasmania from the region will need to quarantine for 14 days.
The announcement was made on Friday night, and will come into effect from midnight, as a COVID-19 cluster that started in Sydney's Northern beaches spread 80 kilometres South to the coastal NSW city.
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Tasmanian Public Health Director Dr Mark Veitch said travellers from the area already in Tasmania needed to contact Public Health.
"Anyone currently in Tasmania who has been in the Wollongong LGA on or after 18 December 2020 should contact the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for further advice," he said.
"If they currently have or recently had cold or flu-like symptoms they should self-isolate until receiving this advice.
"Quarantine can be undertaken at a suitable residence, or for those without a residence, at a Government quarantine hotel at their own expense," he said.
NSWs Northern Beaches remains classified as "high-risk" and Greater Sydney stays as a "medium-risk" area.
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