Passengers arriving in the UK must take a PCR test and self-isolate until they receive a negative result, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a Saturday press conference. Face coverings will become mandatory in shops and on public transport in England from Tuesday, Health Secretary Sajid Javid confirmed.
South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the world needed to resist unjustified and unscientific travel restrictions over the newly detected coronavirus variant Omicron, that he said were mostly hurting developing nations.
President Biden said there are currently no plans to impose travel restrictions on arrivals from the UK, after 11 cases of new Omicron variant have been confirmed in Britain.
What people are saying?
Rikunda Odd there are developed nations with omicron, a lot more cases in Germany for example, but they aren’t banned. Just Africa.
Jerome The people who chose to travel knew the risk that rules could change with little notice. The rules have been changing almost daily for 20 months.