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Home quarantine back on the agenda for returning Australians – Sydney Morning Herald

The national cabinet will soon consider recommendations to let Australians arriving from low-risk countries quarantine at home instead of in a hotel.

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The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee is considering options in a bid to get more Australians back home, but UNSW infectious diseases expert Raina MacIntyre warns the risk is too great.
National cabinet decided in late March to mandate hotel quarantine, in part after reports of people not complying with orders to isolate at home upon returning from overseas.
The quick implementation of that decision has come under fire from lawyers assisting the inquiry into how the virus escape…

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