Dozens Of Covid Cases On Flights From South Africa, Say Dutch Authorities

Passengers already en route to the Netherlands have to undergo testing and quarantine upon arrival. Amsterdam: Dutch health authorities said that dozens of people who arrived in Amsterdam on two flights from South Africa on Friday are likely infected with COVID-19, and they are conducting further testing to see if people are infected with the … Read more

Singapore To Curb Arrivals From 7 African Nations Over New Covid Variant

Singapore currently has no cases of the new variant. (File) Singapore: Singapore will restrict arrivals from seven African countries, health officials said Friday, after South Africa discovered a new Covid-19 variant with a large number of mutations. All non-Singaporeans and people without permanent residency in the city-state who have recent travel history to the seven … Read more

UK To Ban Travel From 6 Nations As South Africa Detects New Covid Variant

UK’s travel ban comes after South Africa detected a new COVID-19 variant. (File) London: Britain on Thursday said it would ban travel from six southern African countries, after South Africa detected a new Covid-19 variant with a large number of mutations. “The early indication we have of this variant is it may be more transmissible … Read more