SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s borders will likely stay closed for “some time”, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, despite progress in rolling out COVID-19 vaccines.
Britain on Wednesday approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine, stoking hopes of rapid COVID-19 inoculations across the world.
Still, Morrison said Australia would keep its borders closed to non-Australian citizens and non-permanent residents.
“On international borders we’re still some time away from that,” Morrison told reporters in Canberra.
Reporting by Colin Packham; Editing by Christopher Cushing
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