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Border changes are 'positive' step forward

But chief minister warns impact will be monitored

Further changes to border restrictions represent a 'positive' step forward.

That's the view of the Council of Ministers which has agreed to scrap testing and isolation for unvaccinated residents who travel within the Common Travel Area.

Scanners are also being installed at the borders to help 'streamline' the return process and allow people, who are vaccinated, to scan their own QR codes.  

Chief Minister Howard Quayle says the impact of the changes will be monitored:

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