New COVID variant: UK taking ‘safety first’ approach following Africa travel ban

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Sky News published this video item, entitled “New COVID variant: UK taking ‘safety first’ approach following Africa travel ban” – below is their description.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has told Sky News the UK Government is taking “a safety first approach” in banning entry from six African countries in the face of a new COVID variant.

Flights from South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini and Zimbabwe will be suspended.

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