Boris Johnson cancels India trip – but says it’s not his call to put country on red list

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    Boris Johnson has insisted it is not up to him whether to put India on the “red list”, after he cancelled his long-awaited visit to the country amid concerns over a record-breaking surge in cases.

    The trip, which had already been scaled down from four days to just one, was cancelled just moments after Indian officials announced that New Dehli will enter a week-long lockdown from Monday night.

    However this morning a Sage scientist said restricting travel to and from countries with concerning Covid outbreaks was a “political decision”.

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