Victorians arriving in NSW from Victoria could be subject to mandatory hotel quarantine.
NSW is considering the measure to combat the spread out of Victoria as that state goes into lockdown again.
A number of Victorians have now entered NSW and tested positive.
A Sydney man who returned from Melbourne and worked at a Woolworths tester positive.
A teenager who had been holidaying in regional NSW from Victoria had also tested positive.
The spread of the virus into NSW from Victoria has led to the border being shut from midnight tonight.
Now the government wants to ensure anyone coming into the state is forced into mandatory hotel quarantine, paid for by that individual.
NSW is also considering putting border towns with Victoria into lockdown for a time to ensure no spread from there.
A women in her 30s from SW Sydney has mysteriously caught the virus and investigations are underway.
“Further investigations are underway to determine the timing of her infection, whether it’s a historical infection or a more recent one,” the NsW Premier said.
“8 new cases of #COVID19 have been diagnosed in NSW between 8pm on 6 July & 8pm on 7 July.
7 new cases are returned travellers in hotel quarantine. The 8th is a case in South West Sydney. There is a case from Victoria that has tested positive and is in isolation in Merimbula,” the Premier said in a statement.
Ryan is Contributing Editor