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Bloomfield, Hipkins front after announcing pre-departure testing for returnees from UK, US

Chris Hipkins and Dr Ashley Bloomfield fronted media after the Government announced earlier today that pre-departure testing will be introduced from Friday week for all travellers from the UK and US coming to NZ.

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From 11.59pm on January 15, travellers from these countries will have to return a negative Covid-19 test in the 72 hours before they depart.