COVID-19: Flights from Papua New Guinea to Australia suspended as virus crisis grows | 7NEWS

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    Australia is suspending flights from Papua New Guinea into Cairns amid a worsening coronavirus crisis off-shore. From midnight on Wednesday, all passenger flights from PNG into Cairns will be suspended.

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