For more than three weeks now, all inbound passengers to Australia (who are now only Australian residents and citizens) have been forcibly quarantined in hotels for 14 days upon their arrival in one of many measures enforced to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
For practically that entire time, some international travellers confined to hotel rooms have spoken about what they believe is unfair treatment, where they receive three microwave meals a day and have no access to fresh air.
A Perth doctor placed in charge of quarantined travellers in the city’s hotels has described the conditions as “very, very dangerous,” telling Lisa Wilkinson on The Sunday Project some patients are being released early and she was tasked with seeing hundreds of potentially infected people without personal protection equipment (PPE).
Dr Julie Manasseh on The Sunday Project. Post continues below…