Covid 19 coronavirus: Jacinda Ardern not ruling out extending India travel ban to other high-risk nations

A NZ Herald article.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is not ruling out extending the unprecedented Indian travel suspension to other high-risk countries in order to keep New Zealand Covid-free.

She, and her director general of health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, were yesterday at pains to point out that outside New Zealand’s borders, Covid-19 is ravaging countries such as Brazil and the US.

Keeping New Zealand’s Covid-free status was a key reason Ardern announced there will be a two-week suspension of all travel from India to New Zealand.

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