AUSTRALIA: ACT declares 14 regional NSW LGAs as COVID-19 affected areas
The ACT Government has declared 14 additional LGAs in regional NSW as COVID-19 affected areas from 11.59pm on Thursday, 5 August 2021.
The LGAs declared as COVID-19 affected areas are: Armidale Regional Council, Cessnock City Council, Coffs Harbour City Council, Dubbo Regional Council, Dungog Shire Council, Lake Macquarie City Council, Newcastle City Council, Maitland City Council, Mid-Western Regional Council, Muswellbrook Shire Council, Port Stephens Council, Shoalhaven City Council, Singleton Council, and Wingecarribee Shire Council.
Anyone who leaves these areas after 11.59pm o Thursday, 5 August 2021 and enters the ACT will be required to seek an exemption before arriving and must quarantine for 14 days.
Anyone entering the ACT from these areas must complete an online exemption form within 72 hours prior to arriving in the ACT.
ACT residents will automatically receive an exemption to enter the ACT and will be supported to safely return to their homes.
Non-ACT residents must not enter the ACT without an approved exemption.