Omicron: Countries that have announced flight restrictions for new version found in Africa

Omicron: Countries that have announced flight restrictions for new version found in Africa

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UK announces suspension of flights from six countries

On the same day that version B.1.1.529 was dubbed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as Omicron and regarded as a “type of concern”, many countries imposed restrictions on travel and flights to and from those places. Announced a series of confirmed cases of infection with this new type of coronavirus where there are already existing.

One of the most recent countries to announce restrictions was Brazil: on Friday night (26), the Minister of Civil Affairs, Ciro Nogueira, published on Twitter that as of Monday (29), the country has closed its borders to travelers from South Africa. will shut down. , Botswana, Esuatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe. An ordinance with the new measure is to be published on Saturday (27).

Earlier, Canada announced the closure of borders for travelers who have recently been to South Africa, Botswana, Esuatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

The list is similar for the US, with the addition of Malawi. The restrictions, which do not cover US citizens and residents, will take effect Monday (11/29).

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