Coronavirus Travel Restrictions To & From Tasmania

Coronavirus Travel Restrictions To & From Tasmania

The government of Tasmania is working hard against this global pandemic. Several strategies have been adopted to protect people against the deadly Coronavirus, which has affected millions of people all around the world. The Department of health is closely working with all the local authorities to take control over the current situation.

Covid-19 Survey

According to the official report of the Government of Tasmania took about a total of 284,279 laboratory tests in which 1,496 were completed in the last 24 hours, the total number of cases recovered is 219, with a death of 13 patients.

Goods and Services

The government is providing help to their community in the following ways:

  • Workers affected by COVID-19 lockdowns and limitations will receive financial support from the government.
  • The COVID-19 Disaster Payment is a stipend for workers whose hours of work and income have been impacted by a state disaster.
  • Some clinics, grocery shops are opened for the locals to purchase necessities of life.
  • Public transport is provided with limitations and restrictions for the safety of people.

Traveling to Tasmania

Tasmania’s Director of Public Health has declared a Public Health Emergency to aid in the management of the COVID-19 threat. The COVID-19 Visitor Policy was created for Tasmania’s Public Hospitals and Clinics. The Policy restricts who can visit and when they can visit, as well as the precautions that all visitors should take to reduce the risk of COVID-19 being passed on to hospitalized patients. Before entering the hospital, all visitors will be required to complete a visitor health screening questionnaire. If you have been advised to quarantine after international or interstate travel, you should not visit a hospital or clinic.

Visiting hours have been limited for the hospitals from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Other facilities are provided for visitors at the hospital, full-body scans, hand sanitizers are placed at every ward. Visitors are limited to one per patient at any given time.

Restrictions have been posted on the borders by the Government of Tasmania, currently, restrictions are applied for the visitors coming from Victoria and New South Wales as these are declared as highly affected by Coronavirus. Some restrictions have been placed on Queensland. All of the borders are highly under strict observation, to protect Tasmania from Coronavirus.

In other jurisdictions, new high-risk locations are regularly identified, and travel restrictions are imposed in response to epidemics. Travelers must declare whether or not they were in a high-risk location at specific dates and hours.

PESRAC and the role of Government

Premier’s Economic and Social Recovery Advisory Council was established to provide strategies and advice to the Government of Tasmania and provided a well-known program for short-term recoveries as well as long-term recoveries from the COVID-19 pandemic.

PESRAC is also responsible for providing information about the society and the impact of Coronavirus on society. All the data should comply and strategies are developed, that how to facilitate society economically and financially.

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