Australia’s vaccine rollout could end disruptive state border closures, federal health department boss Prof Brendan Murphy says
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Perth’s snap five-day coronavirus lockdown is ending but strict mask rules will remain in place across the city after both Western Australia and Victoria recorded no new cases of community transmission.
The positive news on Friday came as the federal health department secretary, Prof Brendan Murphy, suggested the rollout of vaccines might not remove quarantine requirements for international travellers entering Australia but it could end disruptive state border closures.