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Uruguay will allocate 200,000 doses of the US Pfizer vaccine to foreign tourists from December 1st, date on which they will be able to get an appointment for its administration, announced this Friday the Secretary of the Presidency, Álvaro Delgado.
At a press conference held at the Executive Tower, headquarters of the Uruguayan Government, together with the Minister of Tourism, Tabaré Viera, Delgado explained that the availability of vaccines for non-residents was opened when the Executive of Luis Lacalle Pou (center-right) guaranteed the necessary amount for the country’s citizens.
A maximum of 4 visitors per household is advised and teleworking is encouraged during full working hours. The measures will come into force in the early hours of Sunday morning and will be applied until December 18, although the Executive will announce earlier whether the measures will be lifted or maintained or reinforced during Christmas, based on the epidemiological situation.
The Ministry of Health has reported 9,912 new infections on this day, an increase compared to Thursday, when it recorded 9,258 positives, a figure not seen since the beginning of September.
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Las autoridades sanitarias holandesas han confirmado 13 casos de la variante omicron del coronavirus entre los viajeros que llegaron a Holanda desde Sudáfrica. La Organización Mundial de la Salud advierte que el omicron es una “variante preocupante”. “https://t.co/0NbSqwlPIP- The Associated Press (@AP) November 28, 2021
“No es posible saber en este momento si la variante descubierta en Sudáfrica llegará a ser tan dominante como la delta. Quiero esperar que no, pero debemos estar atentos “https://t.co/Ca7m7woMA2- Haaretz.com (@haaretzcom) November 28, 2021
Complimenten aan @ggdkennemerland voor het adequate handelen. De reizigers met een positieve testuitslag gaan met hun reisgenoten naar een quarantainehotel, overige passagiers in thuisquarantaine. Zaak is nu om snel te onderzoeken of het om de Omicron-variant gaat. https://t.co/rMpChjGU06- Hugo de Jonge (@hugodejonge) November 26, 2021
Las autoridades mundiales reaccionaron con alarma el viernes ante una nueva variante del coronavirus detectada en Sudáfrica, y la UE, Gran Bretaña e India fueron algunos de los países que anunciaron controles fronterizos más estrictos mientras los científicos trataban de determinar si la mutación era resistente a las vacunas. https://t.co/xX3SVtxYj5- Reuters Health (@Reuters_Health) November 26, 2021
Balkan Route, a bottleneck area for.
“The Commission will propose, in close coordination with the Member States, to activate the emergency brake to stop air travel from the southern African region due to the worrying variant B.1.1.529,” the president wrote.
The Italian Minister of Health, Roberto Speranza, signed the order banning the entry of citizens who have passed through South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia and Namibia. Mozambique, Namibia and Swaziland.
The British government, meanwhile, has acted “extremely quickly” to introduce a ban from Friday to flights from six African countries with an approach focused on “security” to the new variant of the coronavirus detected in South Africa, explained today the Minister of Transport, Grant Shapps.
The London Executive bans from 12 GMT air services from six African destinations, including South Africa, due to the spread of the B.1.1.529 variant, which could make current vaccines less effective.
The European Union closes its borders to countries in the
The cascade of country restrictions began Thursday night when the United Kingdom announced it would temporarily suspend flights from South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatini.
Singapore has opted to ban entry to all non-residents from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, while returning nationals and permanent residents from any of these countries will be required to spend 10 days at home. Malaysia has also taken similar measures.
Meanwhile, Germany plans to declare South Africa a “virus variant area” as of Friday night, which will mean that airlines will only be able to enter from the country to repatriate German nationals.
The United States will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries as of Monday. Following advice from Dr. Anthony Fauci and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Biden administration will restrict travel from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and Malawi.