, Territory health officials have reversed the decision.
Anybody arriving from Brisbane today will not need to go into hotel quarantine, while those already in hotel quarantine – including Supercars drivers Scott McLaughlin, Scott Pye and Anton De Pasquale – have been released.
The backflip follows another day of zero cases in Queensland, further alleviating fears that an alleged breach of border controls last month would lead to a second wave similar to what has devastated Melbourne.
“In line with this afternoon’s ruling by the NT Chief Health Officer, Supercars drivers and personnel are now exiting isolation and have begun preparations for next weekend’s BetEasy Darwin Triple Crown," said Supercars Head of Motorsport Adrian Burgess.
Had the directive been revoked earlier in the week this weekend's Triple Crown, the first leg of a Darwin double-header, could have gone ahead at Hidden Valley as planned.