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COVID-19 – Border crossings and infringements

20 July 2020

Of those, 113 have been directed into mandatory supervised quarantine, including 110 who arrived by air. Since the borders opened on Friday 17 July, more than 5000 people have entered the Territory and 143 people have been directed to enter mandatory supervised quarantine.

Approximately 1000 people who arrived in the NT before 17 July from declared hotspots remain in home self-quarantine. There have been no reported infringements for two days.

NT Police and Environmental Health Officers continue to undertake compliance activities.

The infringement penalty for failing to abide by the Chief Health Officer Directions issued under section 56 of the Public and Environmental Health Act 2011 is $5,056 for an individual and $25,280 for a business.

28,358 compliance checks have now been completed and 143 fines issued.