Covid-19 modeller says India travel suspension should be extended

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 23 Apr 2021, 10:19AM
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Covid-19 modeller says India travel suspension should be extended

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 23 Apr 2021, 10:19AM

A Covid-19 modeller says the safest option for Kiwis in India is to stay where they are, and wait for the wave to pass.

The Government's announcing today how travel from countries hit by Covid, will be handled.

The India travel ban will currently expire on Wednesday, and the Prime Minister says we can't leave citizens stateless.

Rodney Jones told Tim Dower it should be extended further,  as the situation's still dire.

"The virus' rate of reproduction is not slowing, so we could see beyond half a million cases a day over the next few weeks."

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