Several countries around the globe have imposed COVID-19 testing as part of their pre-travel requirements. In line with these measures, Australia has joined the list of countries requiring COVID-19 testing, with the Department of Home Affairs in Australia announcing new measures. Commencing on January 22, 2021, anyone traveling or transiting through Australia must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test to the airline prior to departure. The COVID-19 PCR test must be taken at least 72 hours prior to departure.
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