Western Australia Reopens Its Borders to New South Wales And Victoria [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Western Australia Reopens Its Borders to New South Wales And Victoria [Headlines]

WA's Premier Mark McGowan made the decision after no local COVID-19 cases emerged in Sydney following the infection of a hotel worker.

By Hope NewsroomTuesday 8 Dec 2020News

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team

Families and loved ones from both sides of the country are reuniting today after Western Australia re-opened to people from New South Wales and Victoria.

Western Australia’s Premier Mark McGowan made the decision after no local COVID-19 cases emerged in Sydney following the infection of a hotel worker.

The United States is seeing close to 200,000 new coronavirus infections a day.

New stay-at-home orders have come into effect in the state of California.

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