Department of Health COVID-19 advice notices

The Federal Department of Health has released 10 information sheets this morning, relating to the novel coronavirus, providing advice for patients, employers and hoteliers among others. 

People who have travelled from or through mainland China on or after 01 Feb, are required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Patients who have left Hubei Province less than 14 days ago must also self-isolate for at least 14 days, while people who have come into contact with a person who has a confirmed case of the virus must also isolate themselves for 14 days after the positive case became unwell.

People who must be isolated should not attend public places, in particular work, school, childcare or university.


Visit the Federal Department of Health web site for more information.


Source:, Tuesday 18 February 2020