武汉放水论坛：Australia plans to remove restrictions on cross-regional traffic
Australia plans to remove restrictions on cross-regional traffic
Original title: Australia plans to remove cross-regional traffic restrictions
Canberra, October 23 (Reporters Bai Xu and Yue Dongxing) Australian Prime Minister Morrison said on the 23rd,As the country’s new crown epidemic is gradually brought under control,Most of its regions have agreed in principle to open their borders before Christmas this year,As a result, domestic cross-state and territory traffic basically returned to normal.
Morrison said at a press conference in Canberra on the 23rd,On the same day, a “National Cabinet” meeting consisting of the Australian Prime Minister, the governors of all six states and the chief ministers of two territories was held.Except for Western Australia,The parties have agreed in principle to remove restrictions on passage across state and territory boundaries before Christmas.This means that people in most areas of Australia will be able to travel freely across the country and across regions under the premise of meeting the epidemic prevention regulations.
Morrison also said,According to recent statistics,About 2.60,000 Australians overseas want to return home,The Australian government plans to let them all go home before Christmas.To achieve this goal,From next month, the Australian government will further increase the upper limit of the number of visitors.The current limit is about 6000 people per week.Morrison said,With the increase in the number of returnees,The “National Cabinet” will consider adopting new measures for quarantine and epidemic prevention,For example, home isolation, campus isolation recommended by some colleges and universities, etc.
Since March this year,Some Australian states and territories are preventing and controlling the new crown,Close borders one after another,No unnecessary movement of people across regions is allowed.With the recent relief of the Australian New Crown epidemic,Some states and territories have gradually opened up borders,But it has not yet achieved free passage throughout Australia.
According to data from the Australian Federal Ministry of Health,As of the afternoon of the 23rd,Australia has 18 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours,A total of 27,484 cases have been diagnosed,A total of 905 deaths occurred.