The US has now joined other countries in banning travel to South Africa over the new “Omicron” variant coming from there.
Here are the other countries where travel has been banned:
JUST IN – U.S. bans travel from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique, and Malawi amid #Omicron variant starting Monday.
— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) November 26, 2021
The discovery of a new Covid-19 variant first detected in South Africa prompted multiple countries to impose travel restrictions on at least six African nations.
Currently known as B.1.1.529, the newly identified variant appears to be spreading rapidly in parts of South Africa, and scientists are concerned that its unusually high number of mutations could make it more transmissible and result in immune evasion. The World Health Organization classified it as a “variant of concern” on Friday.
These are the countries that have announced restrictions so far:
The United Kingdom
We will update this as we learn more…
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