NSW journey bubble pause prolonged one other 12 days

Passengers wearing face masks alight from a metro in Sydney on June 23, 2021, as residents were largely banned from leaving the city to stop a growing outbreak of the highly contagious Delta Covid-19 variant spreading to other regions.

2021-06-24 13:24:46

The pause on quarantine-free journey from New South Wales to New Zealand will proceed for an additional 12 days.

Passengers wearing face masks alight from a metro in Sydney on June 23, 2021, as residents were largely banned from leaving the city to stop a growing outbreak of the highly contagious Delta Covid-19 variant spreading to other regions.

Photograph: Saeed KHAN / AFP

It comes after New South Wales (NSW) reported one other 11 domestically acquired instances, together with 4 not but linked to the Bondi outbreak.

Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins stated a cautious method was wanted whereas investigations continued into these 4 instances.

Anybody who was at a location of curiosity can’t journey to New Zealand inside 14 days of publicity, no matter which Australian state or territory they’re leaving from.

New Zealand public well being employees stay in shut contact with NSW authorities, Hipkins stated.

Well being officers will assessment the choice late subsequent week.

Anybody who has solely been in Norfolk Island and never elsewhere in New South Wales remains to be eligible for quarantine-free journey.

Passengers can be requested on departure from Australia by their airline and on arrival in New Zealand by Customs if they’ve been at a location of curiosity.

All travellers to New Zealand should additionally full the Nau Mai Ra journey declaration which permits contact tracers to get in contact with them if they’ve been at a location of curiosity, however have since travelled to New Zealand.

New South Wales public well being officers are persevering with so as to add new places of curiosity.

Anybody who has been at a location of curiosity on the specified time ought to name Healthline on 0800 358 5453, get examined and self-isolate till they return a destructive end result.

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