NZ Herald nzherald.co.nz 30 Apr, 2021 01:15 am

Covid 19 coronavirus: Today's cases, transtasman passengers on alert after Brisbane bubble breach

Covid 19 coronavirus: Today's cases, transtasman passengers on alert after Brisbane bubble breach
A breach at Brisbane Airport has prompted a fresh warning for passengers arriving in NZ.

New Zealand's Covid-19 vaccine rollout is three per cent ahead of schedule, except in Northland where a big push to use available vaccine is underway.New Zealand case numbers have not been at such a low level since August 11, when 22 people were being treated for Covid.A fresh travel alert was issued yesterday for passengers arriving into New Zealand from Brisbane to watch for virus symptoms after two Papua New Guinea travellers entered a wrong zone at Brisbane Airport.The total number of active Covid-19 cases in New Zealand today remains at 23.

Yesterday, passengers from three international planes were met by health officials at New Zealand airports after the Covid breach.The affected flights were an Air New Zealand flight from Brisbane to Christchurch which arrived around 4.

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