South Africa to be put on England's travel red list over new COVID variant - The Guardian

by Reuters
Thursday, 25 November 2021 20:48 GMT

Nov 25 (Reuters) - England will place South Africa under red list travel restrictions after scientists raised the alarm over the new COVID-19 variant, The Guardian reported on Thursday.

The variant posed "a potentially significant threat to the vaccine programme which we have to protect at all costs," Whitehall sources were quoted as saying in the report. (Reporting by Anirudh Saligrama in Bengaluru; Editing by Daniel Wallis)

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