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New Zealand, Australia Establish Travel Bubble, Quarantine-Free Travel | Health News

Australia and New Zealand will establish a “travel bubble” later this month, allowing people to move between the countries without needing to quarantine.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Tuesday that the trans-Tasman travel bubble will begin just before midnight on April 18.

“The director general of health considers the risk of transmission of COVID-19 from Australia to New Zealand to now be low and that quarantine-free travel would be safe to commence,” Ardern said at a news conference.

Both countries enacted strict border closures and lockdowns at the outset of the pandemic and have all but

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