The New South Wales and Victoria border might be closed from 11.59pm on Tuesday – however an emergency public well being order means Melburnians might be barred from crossing from midnight on Monday.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed that whereas a public well being order was in place to cease these dwelling in Melbourne’s hotspots from crossing into the neighbouring state – that will be prolonged to the complete metropolis.
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“The Health Minister will be ensuring that, come midnight tonight, so for the next 24 hours, the hot spots will extend to all of Melbourne,” she advised reporters.
“Nobody from Melbourne might be ready to cross the border within the subsequent 24 hours.
“Come midnight tomorrow night time it will likely be all Victorians.”
Berejiklian stated police and well being officers had been already positioned on the state’s borders to police this order.
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