The world’s worsteven further, and the PM has flagged one complication in managing the crisis. The number of passengers arriving from India could be cut even further if the world’s worst COVID-19 outbreak runs out of control. Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday revealed arrivals from India would be slashed by a third while traveling the other way will be banned except in “very urgent circumstances”. on Thursday, the worst single-day case increase in any country since the pandemic began. Direct flights from the country land in Sydney and the Northern Territory, Mr.Morrison said the leaders to strengthen the measures if necessary.
“If thewants to do more than that, we will work with them to that end,” he told reporters on Friday.
“If we need to go further (in the Northern Territory), they’re the discussions I’m having directly with Chief Minister Gunner.
“We’re all working on the same page there.”
system linked to India have jumped from 10 percent to 40 percent since January.
Anyone wn India within the last 14 days must also72 hours before boarding in their previous port of call before departing for Australia.
“That will put a brake, a filter, on those wetting on the flights,” Mr Morrison said.
“It’s not a simple matter of justfrom India can’t come to Australia because they are not coming directly from India.”
Mr. Morrison said the federal cabinet had unanimously agreed upon the measures.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese accepted health advice underpinned the decision but said the outbreak in India showed an urgent need for the government to get its.
“It just shows as well, given that the situation in India had been improving before the, that we can’t be complacent,” he said on Friday.
“It is one of the reasons why we need vaccinations to occur and for Scott Morrison to do it properly.”
But the Prime Minister revealed there had only been a slight increase in, which has been listed as ‘high risk’ by the federal government.
He predicted on Thursday that list would expand in the.
“We need to put in place the risk management that protects it going over theis raging worldwide,” he said.
“I don’t expect this to be the last time we have to make such a decision.”