Victoria will impose a five-day lockdown from 11 a.m.Premier Daniel Andrews has at 5 p.m. tonightAnnounced midnight that it was the Holiday Inn COVID-19 outbreak

Victorians are required to wear face masks indoors and outdoors, and visitors are not allowed to enter houses

Anyone coming to the NT from Greater Melbourne must enter the mandatory Howard Springs quarantine

Anyone aged 7 or over Arrived from Melbourne Airport on February 25th had to self-isolate and get a COVID test He had to stay isolated until he got a negative result

In a statement on social media, NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner said the early decision was based on an extreme “concern” about events in Melbourne

“Given the extremely worrying cases at Melbourne Airport in recent days, we made an immediate decision to designate Greater Melbourne as a hot spot for traveling to the Northern Territory,” he said

Decision falls as Victorian health officials deal with a growing coronavirus outbreak related to a quarantine hotel in Melbourne

There are currently 13 cases related to the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport hotel cluster, with hundreds of people being considered close contacts by health officials

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