The Informer: Australia closes border to southern Africa as WHO declares another COVID variant of concern

Miriam Webber
By Miriam Webber
November 27 2021 - 8:00am

Australia has closed its border to nine southern African countries, as countries around the world react to a new coronavirus variant, named Omicron, emerging in South Africa.


Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

City reporter

I'm the Canberra Times' city reporter, digging into how the capital is developing and the issues affecting residents, businesses and community organisations. Drop me a line at miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au

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