New Covid-19 Variant Travel Restrictions: A new variant of corona virus infection found in South Africa remains a matter of concern for the whole world. Keeping this in mind, all countries have imposed travel restrictions. The US has banned the travel of non-US citizens from South Africa and seven other African countries from Monday due to variants of Kovid-19.
The US imposed a travel ban, to be from Monday Applicable
The White House said that the US will ban travel from South Africa and seven other countries in the region from Monday. The White House did not elaborate but said the restrictions would not apply to US citizens or permanent residents returning from these countries, who would be required to show a negative test report before their travel.
Canada imposed restrictions
At the same time, Canada announced on Friday that it has banned the entry of foreign travelers who have traveled to the southern part of Africa in the last 14 days. In addition, all Canadian citizens who have traveled to the southern part of Africa in the past 14 days will be required to be screened and isolated.
European Union agrees to ban
Also, the member countries of the European Union (EU) also agreed on Friday to ban travel from South African countries to prevent the spread of a new type of corona virus. In a statement issued by the President of the European Union, it was said that representatives of 27 countries followed the advice of the EU executive within a few hours.
Testing and quarantine of passengers
The EU executive’s advice said that extreme caution needed to be taken in dealing with the new type of virus because it is not yet clear how dangerous it is. The Speaker also asked all the member countries to check the incoming passengers and keep them in separate habitats. Currently the EU is headed by Slovenia.
Which countries imposed sanctions?
The new variant of Corona has made the whole world think again. But forced. So far all countries have imposed sanctions on South Africa. Such countries include Italy, Austria, France, Japan, United Kingdom, Singapore, Netherlands, Malta, Malaysia, Morocco, Philippines, Dubai, Jordan, USA, Canada and Turkey.
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