New Zealand blocks international students for 2020

Very sensible. From Bloomie:

New Zealand’s road to economic recovery is unlikely to include the return of foreign students this year, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said.

While the nation’s successful elimination of community transmission of Covid-19 should make it an attractive destination for international students, it will take some time to establish the quarantine facilities needed to let them back in, Robertson said in an interview aired Tuesday for Bloomberg’s Inside Track webinar. Existing quarantine capacity is already being stretched by a surge in the number of New Zealand citizens returning home, he said.

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