Sumary of Coronavirus: Mark McGowan confirms WA to join travel bubble with New Zealand on Monday:
- Camera IconPremier Mark McGowan has today confirmed Western Australia would join the travel bubble with New Zealand, with the country to be treated as if it were an Australian State from Monday..
- Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the Link Western Australia will join the New Zealand travel bubble on Monday, part of a sweeping relaxation of COVID-19 measures announced by Mark McGowan this afternoon..
- The Premier said Australia trans-Tasman neighbour be treated just like other States and Territories for the purposes of travel..
- The major policy follows a review by Chief Health Officer Andy Robertson who analysed outbreaks and the subsequent periods of community transmission in other jurisdictions..
- Health Minister Roger Cook said that across Australian since the start of the pandemic no new COVID-19 case had been detected more than six days after the last known case of community transmission in the locality..
- “There are some restrictions that are (still) needed based on health advice, namely the 75 per cent limit capacity limit for restaurants, clubs and cafes with dedicated seating and the two square metre rule for pubs, nightclubs, bars and other music events,”…