Australia is tipped to be the latest country to add pre-flight COVID testing to quarantine requirements as airlines continue to fly infected people into the country.
A meeting of the national cabinet Friday is expected to endorse testing for flight crew and passengers as Australia boosts its defenses against a virulent new strain of the disease.
Australia’s national broadcaster, the ABC, said cabinet was expected to require pre- and post-flight rapid testing for travelers from the UK and regular tests for travelers from other destinations.
The national cabinet is also looking at making masks mandatory for all flights.
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