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Talanoa: Cook Islands backs its Covid response as it invites tourists back

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Having kept its borders open as the Omicron Covid-19 variant took hold in New Zealand, the Cook Islands has decided it needs visitors to keep its economy going.

Reporter Johnson Raela spoke with Prime Minister Mark Brown about the Covid situation in his country and why he’s confident the border can stay open.

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