BYE BYE HEALTH EMERGENCY
Written by TFM on 16/06/2022
NT Public Health Emergency Declaration Ends
The NT’s Public Health Emergency Declaration has now ended, but some Chief Health Officer Directions will remain in place to ensure the Territory can continue to respond to COVID-19:
Territorians with symptoms should still get tested for COVID-19 using a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT).
If you test positive, you are required to declare your positive result using the online registration form: https://bit.ly/3pdIvP6
Infected persons and close contacts
If you test positive you still need to isolate for at least seven days.
Close contacts are still required to test using a Rapid Antigen Test three and six days after exposure.
Masks and high-risk settings
Face masks must still be worn in the following high risk settings:
Hospitals and health care facilities
Aged care facilities
Disability residential facilities
Family violence, sobering up and homeless shelters
While on board an aircraft
It’s highly recommended all people aged 12 years and over wear a mask when physical distancing isn’t possible. Children under the age of 12 years don’t need to wear a mask.
From 18 June 2022, face masks will no longer be required at NT airports.
Masks must still be worn while on board an aircraft.