Covid exposure sites in Tasmania: NSW man escapes hotel quarantine | limits


An initial list of exhibition sites was released after a man from NSW traveled to Tasmania via Melbourne, fled hotel quarantine and tested positive for Covid.

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An initial list of exhibition sites was released after a man from NSW traveled to Tasmania via Melbourne and tested positive for Covid.

The list is set to go on, as the man left the Travelodge hotel on Macquarie Street and made his way to the northern suburbs of Hobart before being picked up by Tasmanian police.

Other exhibition sites will be available on this page when added by contact tracers.

Main closing contact

If you have visited any of the exhibition sites below during the specified periods, you should immediately quarantine.

Call the public health hotline at 1 800 671 738 for advice and to arrange a COVID-19 test (if you have not already been contacted by public health) and remain in quarantine for 14 days from the date on which you have been exposed to the case.

You should perform further tests, in accordance with public health advice.

  • Jetstar Flight JQ715 (Melbourne to Hobart) | Arrived at Hobart Airport at 8:27 p.m. on 10/11/2021
  • Hobart airport arrivals area men’s bathroom | Between 9:10 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. 11/10/2021
  • Hobart Airport Men’s Bathroom | Between 9:25 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. 10/11/2021
  • Virgin Australia flight VA 1364 (Melbourne to Launceston) Arrival at Launceston airport around 11:30 am on 01/10/2021 [This is linked to a previous case of a Launceston teen who tested positive to Covid earlier this month]

Occasional contact

If you were at these locations during the exposure period, you should immediately quarantine and take a COVID-19 test on or after Day 5 of your exposure. In the event of a negative result, you can leave the quarantine:


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