There are some plans which offer travel insurance for complications of pregnancy. “Most travel health insurance plans are now covering COVID-19 as an illness (which they didn’t a few months back), but the fact that their policy states that COVID-19 is a covered illness doesn’t mean that cancellation due to COVID-19 is included. Avoid being around people who are at increased risk for severe illness for 14 days, whether you get tested or not.
Outdoor gatherings are allowed with up to 20 people. Currently just over 47 per cent of residents are vaccinated, the lowest rate in the nation. With the ACT edging towards 65 per cent of residents aged 16 and over fully vaccinated, many of us are already scouring Airbnb. Tough border measures preventing people from leaving Australia without approval will be scrapped when 80 per cent double-dose vaccination coverage for people aged 16 and over is reached.
During the COVID update, Mr Andrews said while full freedom of movement was forecast for when Victoria reached its 80 per cent milestone, it would soon be easier for residents to get home. But with Victoria battling surging COVID numbers at the moment, allowing residents of its own state to return is still the area of focus. Leading COVID vaccine makers Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson promised 3.5 billion doses at cost or discount to middle- and low-income countries this year and next.
Japan was among the countries that closed borders before the severity or risk of the Omicron variant was clear. The government is ramping up efforts to guard against a spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant after making an embarrassing policy U-turn on international travel restrictions. The White House will soon lift its ban on travelers from southern African countries, it announced Friday, with the restrictions, imposed in November to curb transmission of the highly infectious omicron variant of coronavirus, widely seen as unnecessary now that the variant has spread throughout the U.S.