Flights suspended and six African countries on red list amid fears over new Covid variant | ITV News

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Published on 25 Nov 2021, 23:26
Flights from six southern African countries will be suspended from midday on Friday and the nations will be added to the travel red list, following the discovery of a new Covid-19 variant which one health official called the “worst one we’ve seen so far”.

From 4am on Sunday, anyone who arrives in the UK from South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini and Zimbabwe must quarantine in a government-approved hotel for 10 days at a cost of £2,285 for one adult.

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