NZ Herald nzherald.co.nz 30 Apr, 2021 00:45 am

Covid 19 coronavirus: Traveller who breached transtasman bubble in Brisbane tests positive

Covid 19 coronavirus: Traveller who breached transtasman bubble in Brisbane tests positive
One of two 'red zone' passengers who mingled with bubble travellers has Covid.

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.Overnight it was revealed that two passengers from Papua New Guinea were incorrectly allowed into the green zone, which is restricted to transtasman bubble travellers from New Zealand and Australia.They were there for around two hours with other passengers due to depart for New Zealand.People arriving in New Zealand from Brisbane have been asked to monitor their health for the next 14 days.

People arriving in New Zealand from Brisbane have been asked to monitor their health for the next 14 days.The three flights affected are Air New Zealand NZ202 from Brisbane to Christchurch, Air New Zealand NZ146 from Brisbane to Auckland, and Qantas QF135 from Brisbane to Christchurch.

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