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WA to reopen border to NSW and Qld on Monday but arrivals still need to self-isolate




Western Australia will reopen its borders to NSW and Queensland from Monday but travellers will still be required to self-isolate for 14 days and get a COVID-19 test.

The decision to reclassify the states as “low risk” means travellers will no longer require exemptions to enter WA.

Queensland has recorded 15 consecutive days of no confirmed community transmission, while NSW has notched up seven.

Victoria was also reclassified as a low-risk state earlier this week.

People from all other states and territories are allowed to enter WA without self-isolating.

WA’s chief health officer has advised that Queensland could also transition to “very low risk” from February 1, removing the isolation requirement.

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