‘I don’t stop crying’: families of Australians caught in India Covid surge plead for repatriation

‘I don’t stop crying’: families of Australians caught in India Covid surge plead for repatriation

The Guardian

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Coalition urged to set up additional quarantine facilities as Indian Australians tell of despair at worsening crisis

The families of Indian Australians stranded in the subcontinent are urging the Morrison government to establish a quarantine solution that would allow their loved ones to return home en masse when flights from India eventually resume.

The prime minister, Scott Morrison, on Tuesday announced a pause on direct flights from India to Australia until at least 15 May – including government repatriation flights due to land at the Howard Springs quarantine facility outside of Darwin.

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