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Jacinda Ardern announces Australian travel bubble suspension as Covid outbreak worsens

New Zealand will suspend its quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia for two months, as the country grapples with a number of serious outbreaks of Covid-19. Travel with the states of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia had already been paused but will now expand to the entire country. At a press briefing on Friday, the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said because of the Delta variant there was “greater risk now … than when we opened the travel bubble”. While Ardern said she remained committed to the travel bubble, Ardern added “Covid has changed and so must we" Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub New Zealand shuts Australia travel bubble as Sydney’s Covid outbreak worsens ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jul/23/new-zealand-shuts-australia-travel-bubble-as-sydneys-covid-outbreak-worsens The Guardian publishes independent journalism, made possible by supporters. Contribute to The Guardian today ► https://bit.ly/3uhA7zg Website ► https://www.theguardian.com Facebook ►https://www.facebook.com/theguardian Twitter ► https://twitter.com/guardian Instagram ► https://instagram/guardian
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