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From early Sunday morning, the suspension will be lifted as a quarantine system will be put in place for travelers from these countries in hotel establishments for ten days.
London has adopted these restrictions after having declared the variant, B.1.1.529, Variant under investigation (VuI) by the Health Security Agency of the country considering that “it includes a large number of mutations (…) potentially significant from a biological point of view that may change the behavior of the virus in relation to vaccines, treatments and transmissibility.
For its part, the Government of Israel has added South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia and Esuatini to the list of countries whose travelers are banned from entering, the Prime Minister’s office, Naftali Bennett, said after a special meeting.
Foreigners from these countries can no longer travel to Israel from those areas, and Israelis returning from there must stay in quarantine for up to 14 days in a coronavirus hotel. After one week they can leave if they test negative in a PCR test, while, in case of refusal, they will have to stay two weeks in quarantine in the accommodation.
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UK Health Minister Sajid Javid said flights to the UK from South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini and Zimbabwe will be suspended from noon this Friday and the six countries will be added to the red list.
A country on the “red list” means that UK residents and British and Irish citizens arriving home from that red list starting point must undergo a 10-day hotel quarantine at their own expense.
“UKHSA is investigating a new variant, more data is needed but we are taking precautions now,” Javid said, adding that the new variant identified in South Africa “may be more transmissible” than the delta strain and “the vaccines we currently have may be less effective. “Advertisement
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“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,” wrote the president.
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.
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Brasilia, Oct 6 (EFE) – The Brazilian government released the entry by air of travelers from the United Kingdom, South Africa and India, after several months suspended due to new variants of the coronavirus detected in those countries.
President Jair Bolsonaro, who minimizes the seriousness of the pandemic since its beginning and proudly assures that he has not been vaccinated against the coronavirus, has strongly criticized these vaccination certificates because he considers them “discriminatory”.