- About 800 passengers on the cruise ship have COVID-19.
- NSW Health says the COVID risk level for the ship is Tier 3, indicating a high level of transmission.
- Passengers who returned a negative RAT prior to the arrival in Sydney have been allowed to disembark.
While people with COVID are currently not required to isolate in Australian jurisdictions, it’s recommended they stay home while unwell.
“Much of this has been in planning for months,” she said.
A NSW Health spokesperson said the virus risk level for the vessel had been raised to tier three, meaning a high level of transmission.