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World 'Do not travel overseas': Australia raises restriction to highest level

01:55  18 march  2020
01:55  18 march  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday strongly discouraged the country's residents against all overseas travel as he declared a human biosecurity emergency and banned all non-essential indoor gatherings of more than 100 people.

Scott Morrison wearing a suit and tie: Australian Prime Minister Morrison speaks during a joint press conference at Admiralty House in Sydney © Reuters/LOREN ELLIOTT Australian Prime Minister Morrison speaks during a joint press conference at Admiralty House in Sydney

"The travel advice to every Australian is 'Do not travel abroad'. Do not go overseas," he said.

Morrison said the advice was that schools should remain open as the country tries to control the spread of the virus that has affected about 425 people in Australia.

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Latest travel advice for Australia including safety and security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health. The information on this page covers the most common types of travel and reflects the UK government’s understanding of the rules currently in place.

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Morrison also flagged further economic stimulus measures.

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(Reporting by Swati Pandey; Editing by Tom Hogue)

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