Jacinda Ardern announces Australian travel bubble suspension as Covid outbreak worsens – video

New Zealand will suspend its quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia for two months, as the country grapples with a number of serious outbreaks of Covid-19. Travel with the states of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia had already been paused but will now expand to the entire country. At a press briefing on Friday, the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said because of the Delta variant there was “greater risk now … than when we opened the travel bubble”. While Ardern said she remained committed to the travel bubble, Ardern added “Covid has changed and so must we”

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