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Australia halts New Zealand travel bubble amid fears of South African coronavirus strain – ABC News

The Federal Government suspends quarantine-free travel for New Zealanders arriving in Australia for 72 hours amid fears of a South African strain of COVID-19 across…

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The Federal Government has suspended quarantine-free travel for New Zealanders arriving in Australia for 72 hours amid fears of a South African strain of COVID-19 across the Tasman.
Key points:

  • Australia announced snap changes to the travel bubble with New Zealand
  • Authorities are seeking more information about a New Zealand case linked to a new COVID-19 strain
  • Any NZ arrival since January 14 will have to self-isolate pending a negative test

A New Zealand woman infected with the highly infectious variant…

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