This is your update on the Coronavirus in Australia for 22 July 2021
- Premier warns COVID-19 numbers in NSW are expected to rise.
- Prahran Market in Melbourne’s inner south-east has been declared a Tier-1 exposure site.
- There are now 71 exposure sites in Adelaide.
- In Tasmania, a man in his 40s has died after receiving his first dose of AstraZeneca.
New South Wales
New South Wales has reported 124 new locally acquired cases, with up to 87 infectious while in the community. 30 cases detected from the Fairfield local government area.
From Friday 23 July, health and aged care workers who live in Canterbury-Bankstown will be required to get a COVID-19 test every three days in order to leave their local government area for work.
Find here, the locations of the cases in a list or a map. The current lockdown will be extended until 11:59 pm on Friday, 30 July.
Victoria has recorded 26 new local cases, its highest daily total this year. The current total number of active cases in the state is 146.
Some 18,000 primary close contacts are self-isolating across the state, while the number of exposure sites has grown to more than 380.
Find here, the locations of the cases in a list or a map. The current lockdown will be extended until 11:59 pm on Tuesday, 27 July.
Last 24 hours around Australia
South Australia has recorded two new cases, bringing the state's total for the current outbreak to 14.
Queensland will close its border to the rest of New South Wales from Friday, 23 July.
A Tasmanian man in his 40s, a confirmed case of thrombocytopenia syndrome, has died after receiving his first dose of AstraZeneca.
The Eid al Adha (“Festival of the Sacrifice”) finishes on Friday, 23 July. It is important to protect yourself and others during prayers by:
- choosing to pray at home
- cancelling large gatherings
- wearing your mask
- using your own prayer rug
Quarantine, travel, testing clinics and pandemic disaster payment
Quarantine and testing requirements are managed and enforced by state and territory governments:
VIC Travel permit, Overseas travellers and Quarantine
ACT Transport and Quarantine
NT Travel and Quarantine
QLD Travel and Quarantine
SA Travel and Quarantine
TAS Travel and Quarantine
WA Travel and Quarantine
- News and information over 60 languages at sbs.com.au/coronavirus
- Relevant guidelines for your state or territory: NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, Northern Territory, ACT, Tasmania.
- Information about the COVID-19 vaccine in your language.
Testing clinics in each state and territory:
Pandemic disaster payment information in each state and territory: