Seven local government areas in Sydney will be declared high-risk to Tasmania from 4pm today, Public Health has confirmed.
It comes after NSW Health introduced a string of new restrictions for people in Sydney aimed at containing the latest outbreak, with a further 10 cases of community transmission reported as of 8pm last night.
The LGAs declared high risk to Tasmania are: City of Sydney, Randwick, Inner West, Woollahra, Waverley, Canada Bay, and Bayside.
Public Health Director Dr Mark Veitch said anyone who has been in these high-risk LGAs on or since June 11 will not be allowed to enter Tasmania, unless approved by the Deputy State Controller.
"Tasmanians returning home who have been in any of these high-risk LGAs will be required to quarantine for 14 days at a suitable premises," he said.
"Transit through high-risk local government areas directly to the airport is permissible under existing arrangements.
"Anyone other than returning Tasmanians who have been in any of these LGAs since June 11 will not be permitted to enter Tasmania from 4pm today unless granted essential traveller status."
People now in Tasmania who have been in NSW on or since June 11 are asked to monitor the list of specific premises classified as high-risk, available here.
This list is updated daily.
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Anyone now in Tasmania who has been in NSW on or since June 11 must monitor themselves for any cold or flu-like symptoms.
Anyone in Tasmania with cold or flu-like symptoms, even mild, must immediately self-isolate and contact the Public Health Hotline 1800 671 738 to arrange a COVID-19 test.
The latest information can be found here.
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