Travel ban up­dated

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THE Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment has ex­tended its ini­tial 14-day ban on in­com­ing trav­ellers from Greater China by an­other week, and will now review the mea­sure on a weekly ba­sis as part of the on­go­ing re­sponse to the coro­n­avirus cri­sis.

The tem­po­rary ban means all non-Aus­tralian res­i­dents trav­el­ling from China will not be able to en­ter Aus­tralia un­til 22 Feb at the ear­li­est.

The dis­ease caused by the virus has been named COVID-19 by the World Health Or­ga­ni­za­tion.

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