Sumary of Canberra reopens borders to several NSW regions as ACT reaches 72 per cent vaccinated:
- Canberra has recorded 28 new local coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, bringing the national capital’s total outbreak to 1262.ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr announced the Territory would reopen its borders to a handful of regions in NSW from this Friday.
- Credit: News Corp Australia“Under both the NSW and ACT government restrictions, ACT residents still cannot enter NSW unless they are undertaking essential work, accessing a childcare arrangement or providing urgent care to a vulnerable individual,” Mr Barr said.
- The Chief Minister said the more significant border travel changes were anticipated to come into effect from late October, with an announcement outlining the details of the arrangement expected in the coming days.
- Camera IconChief Minister Andrew Barr said Canberrans would not be able to travel into NSW for non-essential reasons until late October.
- Gary Ramage / NCA NewsWire Credit: News Corp AustraliaOf the 28 new Covid cases reported in Canberra on Tuesday, nine were in quarantine during their entire infectious period, while at least 16 spent time infectious in the community.