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Queensland defends anomaly that means Covid-free travellers must quarantine longer than infected locals

Covid-positives in the community only need to isolate for seven days while there is 14-day mandatory isolation for international arrivals

Queensland Health has defended an anomaly in the state’s Covid rules which forces Covid-negative international travellers into a longer quarantine than people infected with the virus in the community.

The state updated its public health directive for Covid-positive cases on Monday, 3 January. The rules state that anyone in Queensland informed of a Covid diagnosis must immediately isolate for seven days.

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