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Revealed: The secret to skipping hotel quarantine and who is getting the exemptions – Sydney Morning Herald

NSW Health granted about 1300 exemptions to hotel quarantine for overseas arrivals at the height of the coronavirus pandemic and rejected a further 10,000 requests….

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Of those, NSW Health granted 6947 exemptions to international arrivals, with three out of four being international transit cases. From July to November 9, NSW Health also received 3459 exemptions requests from Victorians and granted 456.
NSW Health deputy secretary Susan Pearce, who oversees the operational response to COVID-19, said the exemptions program was necessary and successful.
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