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30-Jun-2020 12:16 PM

Australian Govt to implement coronavirus testing for returned travellers, continue quarantine

Australia's outgoing Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy stated (26-Jun-2020) "We have to reiterate the importance of 14 days quarantine for returning international travellers" as Australia is "seeing important cases in hotel quarantine from a different range of countries now". Professor Murphy stated: "We are going to start testing people on entry to quarantine and testing people before they leave quarantine to see whether a testing regimen might help in the future to modify that quarantine in certain circumstances". [more - original PR]

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