In response to the emergence of the Omicron variant of concern, New South Wales (NSW) has introduced changes to quarantine arrangements for overseas arrivals.
who arrived in NSW on or after 28 November 2021 and who have been to a country of concern in the previous 14 days must go to quarantine facility regardless of vaccination status.pecifically, all passengers
What is more, all passengers who arrived in NSW before 28 November 2021 and who have been to a country of concern in the previous 14 days must self-isolate for 14 days, regardless of vaccination status
All fully vaccinated passengers who arrive in NSW after 28 November 2021 must self-isolate for 3 days and then comply with the region’s Guidelines.
Maritime crew arriving via air into NSW must self-isolate for 72 hours and receive a negative PCR within 24 hours of arrival before embarking a vessel. Persons must comply with the Guidelines (including not attending high-risk premises for at least 7 days after arrival).
Speaking of quarantine measures, Philippines announced additional travel restrictions due to the Omicron variant presence.