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At least four more flights from Western Australia will land in Sydney today as people flee the snap three-day lockdown announced yesterday.

At least four more flights from Western Australia will land in Sydney today as people flee the snap three-day lockdown announced yesterday.

Three flights from Perth have already landed so far this morning, each plane packed with returnees.

Many told 9News they had not been due to return home for several more days, but decided to leave early after WA Premier Mark McGowan's announcement yesterday afternoon.

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All arrivals are being screened at the airport and sent to quarantine at home for three days.

People who have attended any of those venues listed by Western Australia Health are asked to immediately get tested and self-isolate and follow the evolving public health advice.

But more venues are expected to be added, with travellers urged to keep checking the website.

NSW will reflect the stay at home stay at home restrictions that apply to Western Australia.

The move comes after WA Premier Mark McGowan ordered a snap three-day lockdown of Perth and the Peel area, which starts from midnight tonight.

https://twitter.com/NSWHealth/status/1385504424487882754

People who arrive in Sydney from WA from midnight must complete a declaration that confirms they have not attended a venue of concern.

Declaration forms are available on the Service NSW website.

Where the Melbourne COVID-19 case visited in Perth

The COVID-19 case that has sparked WA's snap three-day lockdown was moving in the Perth community for several days while presumed to be infectious.

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Here is a full list of the exposure sites from WA Health. Anybody who has visited the locations needs to be tested and isolate until they return a negative result.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/sydney-airport-coronavirus-screens-for-western-australian-passengers-after-perth-lockdown/dbdae6c4-8e79-4fa5-8e7c-e32b69769c89

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