Stay-at-home order to be lifted for people who have been in Victoria

NSW Health will lift a stay-at-home order for people in NSW who have been in Victoria since 4pm on Thursday 27 May.

The order will no longer apply from 12.01am tomorrow (Friday 11 June), in line with the Victorian Government’s decision to lift its stay-at-home restrictions.

However, a number of COVID-19 restrictions remain in place in Victoria, including that metropolitan Melbourne residents must not travel more than 25km from their home unless for work, education, care or getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

Victorian residents must continue to follow their Government’s rules while in Victoria.

Anyone who is permitted to enter NSW from Victoria under the Victorian Health Orders, with the exception of those in the defined border region, must complete a travel declaration that confirms they have not attended a venue of concern.

The declaration form is available on the Service NSW website, and can be completed in the 24-hour period before entering NSW or on arrival. The information gathered via the travel declarations is vital in allowing NSW Health to contact travellers if necessary.

Anyone who has attended a close-contact venue in Victoria must get tested and self-isolate for 14 days since they were at the venue, regardless of their test result.

Anyone who has attended a casual-contact venue in Victoria must get tested and self-isolate until they receive a negative result.

NSW Health urges recent travellers from Victoria and Queensland to regularly check the Victoria Department of Health and Human Services website and Queensland Health website for recently added venues of concern linked to recent cases. If you attended any of the venues identified at the times listed, please contact NSW Health immediately on 1800 943 553.

NSW Health reminds people to continue to present for testing with even the mildest of symptoms. There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. To find your nearest clinic, visit COVID-19 clinics or contact your GP.

NSW Health also urges everyone to take practical measures to stay COVID-safe, including practising good hand hygiene and always using QR codes to check in to and out of venues.

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