COVID-19 in Australia

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The last 14 days

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How Sydney outbreaks compare

  • The charts above put two outbreaks of COVID-19 in Sydney side by side, by showing cumulative locally-acquired cases in NSW from 'Day 1' in two different periods: day 1 in the July outbreak is 10 July, when the Crossroads cluster was first identified; day 1 in the December outbreak is 17 December, when the first Avalon cases were confirmed.

  • The charts show all locally-acquired cases in the state from the selected dates. This includes subsequent clusters with unknown sources.

  • The 'July outbreak' curve stops on 24 September, which was followed by 12 consecutive days without any local cases. 

  • QLD > SA. Changed from Mild to Go. No quarantine or test required for travellers from G. Brisbane. [Update Jan. 21]

  • NSW > TAS. Changed from Strict to Mild. Hotspot LGAs reduced to 10 (see link above) [Update Jan. 21]

  • QLD > TAS. Changed from Strict to Go. Greater Brisbane moved to low risk. No quarantine required. [Update Jan. 21]

  • NSW > SA. Border restrictions to ease Jan. 31 provided no new locally transmitted infections. [Update Jan. 21]

  • NSW > VIC. Changed from Strict to Mild. Most G. Sydney LGAs orange (test required, isolate until result received). 10 LGAs red (exemption required). [Update Jan. 18]

  • VIC > TAS. Changed from Mild to Go. Entire state moved to low-risk. [Update Jan. 18]

  • QLD > TAS. Changed from high risk to medium risk. Quarantine required. Remains 'strict'. [Update Jan. 18]

  • VIC > WA. Low-risk allocation. Self-quarantine required. [Update Jan. 18]

  • See all tracked changes to interstate borders

Data are verified with federal, state and territory health departments. Charts or pages are timestamped with latest updates.


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