The Australian Prime Minister has announced new rules for international arrivals, from January 2021.
Mr Morrison said there will be reduced caps on international travellers entering Australia.
The revised number of permitted arrivals per week are:
- NSW – 1,505 arrivals
- Western Australia – 512 arrivals
- Queensland – 500 arrivals
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New South Wales have confirmed that there are now 28 new cases linked to the Northern Beaches of Sydney COVID-19 outbreak. (11am NSW time 18 Dec 2020)
Tests have revealed that these cases are from an overseas arrival, from the United States, that arrived in early December.
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The overall drop in overseas arrivals into Australia for the month of November was a 98.28% drop in all arrivals.
In November 2019 there were 1,724,400 arrivals, but only 29,740 in November 2020.
Those coming with African Citizenship had the smallest reduction in percentage terms at 95.33%. Those arriving with … Read the rest
65 cases of COVID-19 in the last week.
3 Dec 2020
Sydney hotel quarantine worker tested positive for COVID-19.
15 Dec 2020
Sydney man who drives international flight crews to and from the airport tested positive for COVID-19.
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The numbers of Overseas Arrivals into Australia is much smaller in 2020 than it was in 2019, obviously due to COVID-19.
- In the first 11 months of 2020 there were 2,527,690 Non-Australian Citizen Arrivals.
- In the first 11 months of 2019 there were 10,596,670 Non-Australian Citizen Arrivals.
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Australian Covid cases by source in November 2020.
The following tables show the monthly Covid-19 cases, with figures for “Locally acquired” and “Overseas Acquired” cases.
- Locally acquired can include interstate arrivals.
- Overseas acquired are mainly those that arrive with COVID-19, but are not diagnosed until they arrive in the country.
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More Delays for International Students.
13 November 2020: Mr Morrison has stated that the Australian government will continue to put Australian citizens and permanent residents before other visa holders wanting to come to Australia.
This will result in further delays in bringing overseas students back into Australia.
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New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Western Australia.
There have been 84 cases of the Coronavirus COVID-19 reported in Western Australia during October 2020.
49 have been international air arrivals and 34 have been from ships anchored or moored in WA waters, and 1 was a worker in one of the … Read the rest
Quarantine Facilities Control International Arrival Numbers.
The current caps on overseas arrivals into Australia are at least 5,825 passengers per week.
This is made up of:
- 2,950 passenger arrivals per week into Sydney, NSW.
- 1,025 passengers per week into Perth, WA.
- 1,000 passengers per week into Brisbane, QLD.
- 600 arrivals
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New COVID-19 cases in QLD.
29th October: 2 new cases. 5 cases are still active from the total of 1,171 cases in Queensland.
28th October: 2 new cases.
26th October: No new cases. 3 cases are still active from the total of 1,167 cases in Queensland.
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