Written by TFM on 06/01/2022
There is a Territory-wide lockout from 1pm Thursday 6 January 2022 until midday Monday 10 January 2022.
Fully vaccinated residents are able to live normally within the lockout area. Mandatory mask use remains in place.
Unvaccinated residents 16 years and over, including those people who have received only their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, must stay at home during the lockout and are only permitted to leave for the following three reasons:
1. medical treatment, including COVID testing or vaccination
2. for essential goods and services, like food and medical services
3. to provide care and support to a family member or person who cannot support themselves.
A person must wear a mask while inside any premises, vehicle or vessel where they cannot maintain a distance of 1.5 metres from other people.
Masks are not required to be worn in private residences or while exercising. Children under the age of 12 do not need to wear a mask. It is highly recommended that everyone wears a mask when outdoors, particularly at any large public outdoor events.
Those people who have a relevant medical or health condition should not wear a mask if it is not safe or appropriate to do so.
Anyone breaching CHO Directions – including not wearing a mask – faces a $5,000 fine.
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