WA Health Minister Roger Cook has announced new restrictions for interstate travellers.(ABC News: Eliza Laschon)ShareFacebookTwitterArticle share optionsShare this onFacebookTwitterLinkedInSend this byEmailMessengerCopy linkWhatsAppPrint contentPrint with images and other mediaPrint text onlyPrintCancelA 45-year-old West Australian man who recently returned from Melbourne has tested positive for COVID-19.Key points:Arrivals from Victoria will be forced into hotel quarantine at their expenseNSW travellers will be tested for coronavirus when they land in PerthExemptions for NSW travellers will now mirror those for VictoriaIt comes as the WA Government announced travellers from Victoria would be forced into hotel quarantine at their own expense for 14 days, and New South Wales arrivals would be required to meet strict new exemption criteria.The infected man had been undergoing self-isolation at home and only left his residence to attend a COVID Clinic for testing, WA Health Minister Roger Cook said.The man will now be transferred to a Perth hotel to isolate.The Health Minister said there was only one other person on his flight who may be classified as a close contact.It comes after Victoria recorded more than 400 new cases of COVID-19 today.Crackdown on New South Wales arrivalsFrom 11:59pm Sunday July 19 the restrictions for people entering WA from NSW will mirror those currently in place for Victorians.Coronavirus latest: Follow all the latest information in our COVID-19 live blogAccording to WA Police, the only people who would be exempt are:Certain senior government officialsCertain active military personnelCommonwealth members of Parliament and their staffA person carrying out functions under a law of the CommonwealthA person coming to WA at the request of the Chief Health OfficerA person responsible for freight or logisticsSome exemptions may be granted on compassionate grounds but the State Government said simply being from WA originally would not be an excuse.Come home now, West Australians toldAnyone from WA who is in NSW with a current exemption to come home is being urged to leave that state now and return before the rules change.Mr Cook also warned WA residents planning to leave for the eastern states to reconsider."For those Western Australians thinking about going east, don't go," he said. Travellers from NSW will be tested for coronavirus on arrival in Perth.(ABC News: James Carmody.)"For whatever reason you are thinking about going east it is in the best interest(s) of yourself and all Western Australians to stay here."We cannot guarantee you will be cleared to return immediately."The tightened restrictions for people arriving in the state from NSW are due to be reassessed in two weeks.Mr Cook also announced that anyone who does enter WA under an exemption to perform essential work will now be required to wear a mask while carrying out that work.People were also asked to ensure they have masks available and are wearing them whenever they enter WA, including if arriving as an essential worker via road, rail or sea. Victorians arriving in Western Australia will be forced into hotel quarantine at their own expense.(ABC News: James Carmody)Arrival numbers to slow 'significantly': MinisterMr Cook said the number of people arriving in WA from Victoria had slowed significantly since the rules changed and he expected the same to occur with the number of people coming in from NSW.WA COVID-19 snapshotConfirmed cases so far: 648Recovered: 613Deaths: 9Total tests: 219,758Latest information from the WA Health DepartmentAsked about the difficulties many WA residents faced trying to get an exemption to come home, Mr Cook said he was sympathetic but the ultimate goal was protecting WA."We want to make sure that people can return where it's necessary, but we don't want people to be travelling back from Victoria unless it is absolutely essential, and that causes inconvenience," he said."These decisions aren't taken lightly, they are there because we want to protect West Australians."Football stunt 'pathetic and sad'Mr Cook said he was among 22,000 people who attended the AFL match between Geelong and Collingwood at Perth Stadium last night, and labelled a streaker in the final quarter as a 'mug'."I thought it was pathetic, quite frankly, and a really sad case, I'm glad he didn't get very far, and I hope he is punished to the full extent of the law," he said."He didn't come anywhere near any of the players so as a result of that the situation was resolved very quickly." Mr Cook labelled the pitch invader a "mug" and "a really sad case".(AAP: Richard Wainwright)"I thank and congratulate those staff that tackled that man and got him off the field very quickly."Mr Cook said he remained confident that WA could safely hold large events such as that because there had not been community transmission of COVID-19 recorded in the state since April.A second COVID-19 case was recorded in WA overnight, a recently returned overseas traveller undergoing isolation in a Perth hotel.What you need to know about coronavirus:Should I wear a face mask?The symptomsThe number of cases in AustraliaGlobal cases, deaths and testing rates
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