Sydney reopens borders with Australia for 11 consecutive days

(Ta Kung Pao) New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state, had no new diagnosis on the 28th. It was 11 days in a row that there was no local diagnosis. Neighboring Queensland and South Australia will reopen their borders with new state and greater Sydney respectively. The controlled epidemic made it possible to cross the border freely. The governor of Queensland congratulated that this is a good time for family reunion and holiday planning.

Sydney residents wore face masks in a shopping mall Wednesday, according to the epidemic prevention requirements of Sydney reopens borders with Australia for 11 consecutive days. (AP)

The epidemic situation in Sydney, the capital of the new state, worsened in late December. Each state has tightened border restrictions on the new state and arranged Christmas holidays for tens of thousands of people at random. So far, there are about 180 cases of related infection groups. After the rapid epidemic prevention, detection and tracking in the new state and curbing the epidemic from the source, it has been diagnosed for 11 consecutive days, laying the foundation for reopening the border.

On the 28th, the governor of Queensland, Sarah paschuk, announced that the border between Queensland and new state will be reopened on February 1. “So it’s a good time for families to get together, and it’s also a good time for people to plan their holidays.”

Passengers from greater Sydney do not need to be quarantined for 14 days from the 31st of this month. According to the regulations, these passengers need to be tested for the new coronavirus on the 1st, 5th and 12th day after arriving in South Australia. If the test results on the 1st day are negative, they will be allowed to enter the community normally.

In addition, Sydney will also extend the time limit for gathering. In addition to taking public transport, people will not have to wear masks when shopping in stores.

Editor in charge: Mu Yu


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