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Travel Ban Imposed to Curb Covid in Indigenous Australians

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Australia’s government has banned travel to or from a remote region of the Northern Territory in a bid to help curb the spread of a Covid-19 outbreak among First Nations people in the area. 

The Northern Territory on Wednesday reported six new cases -- all in Indigenous people. That took a cluster linked to the regional center of Katherine, 200 miles from the capital Darwin, and the isolated Robinson River settlement to 17.