Peru banned flights from the United Kingdom and South Africa in mid-December and from Brazil on 26 January due to new variants of coronovirus.
Peru extended Monday (3) to 15 May until the suspension of flights from Brazil, the United Kingdom and South Africa as a way to prevent the entry of new variants of coronovirus, at a time when the country received a second deadly wave Have to face. Epidemic.
Folder said in a statement, “Acting to limit the risk of contagion from Kovid-19. Therefore, the Ministry of Transport has extended the suspension of flights from the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil from May 1 to May 15.”
According to the ministry, “the purpose of the provision is to prevent the spread of Kovid-19 in the current health emergency”.
Peru banned flights from the United Kingdom and South Africa in mid-December and from Brazil on 26 January, as new variants of coronovirus that emerged in countries with the greatest contagion strength.
The government evaluates every 15 days whether the ban has been lifted or maintained based on the development of the epidemic.
According to health officials, especially in the capital Lima, expansion seemed inevitable in view of the increase in cases with Brazilian tensions.