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    Japan reopening bleak as gov’t declares another state of emergency

    The post Japan reopening bleak as gov’t declares another state of emergency appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. After the huge spike of coronavirus cases over the holidays, Japan has declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and the surrounding prefectures of Kanagawa, Saitama, and Chiba. The 7,490 new registered cases on 7 January prompted the state of emergency that will start today, 8 January, until 7 February at the earliest. This is not the first time that Japan imposed a state of emergency. In April 2020, the 47 prefectures of Japan were placed under a state of emergency and restrictions were lifted in May. The measure…

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    Travelling to Maharashtra? Here’s what you need to know as the state extends travel restrictions

    The post Travelling to Maharashtra? Here’s what you need to know as the state extends travel restrictions appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In case you have packed your bags for Maharashtra, there are a few things you need to keep in mind as the state government has extended restrictions for entering the state. The Maharashtra government has now announced that there will be travel restrictions to those coming into the state from Kerala. It is now made mandatory for travellers from Kerala to carry a Covid-negative report while entering as a precautionary measure. Similar travel restrictions are already in place for travellers entering Maharashtra from the…

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    Proper quarantine methods vs. placing a state or city in lockdown

    The post Proper quarantine methods vs. placing a state or city in lockdown appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Does it cost more to put in place a proper quarantine system in hotels outside capital cities and with hotel workers fully protected and monitored, or does it cost more placing an entire capital city, area or even the whole state on lockdown? All the latest community transmission of Covid-19 has happened with the virus imported from overseas by returning Australian’s that arrived and were placed in quarantine. It’s ludicrous that state authorities have not learned the lesson and put in place the necessary procedure to provide a…

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    New Zealand halts travel bubble with Australia’s Victoria state

    The post New Zealand halts travel bubble with Australia’s Victoria state appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. New Zealand has now suspended quarantine-free travel with Australia’s Victoria state over a new coronavirus cluster this week, the fourth time the trans-Tasman travel bubble has been disrupted since it opened last month. Officials in Wellington said they were taking a cautious approach after Melbourne recorded nine locally acquired cases in the past two days, believed to be related to a leak from a quarantine hotel. New Zealand’s Covid-19 response minister Chris Hipkins said the suspension would take effect from today and remain in place for at least 72 hours.…