Johnson announced an renewed duty to wear towels in stores and on public transportation.
London. Britain has introduced stricter rules for travelers to the country. After the new one, they should be isolated until a negative PCR test result is obtained.
The British Prime Minister made the announcement on Saturday Boris Johnson. At the same time, he announced that curtains would have to be re-worn in shops and on public transport equipment.
Johnson announced the new measures at an emergency press conference. He made the announcement just hours after Britain confirmed that the first two cases of the corona virus had been reported. Omigron, AFP approaches the company.
All Britons and foreigners entering the UK are currently required to undergo a PCR test the day after their arrival.
However, according to the new rules, they must isolate themselves until the negative result of this test, which reflects the significant rigidity of existing measures.
“I very much hope … we can cancel these measures in a timely manner … but for now, this is a responsible approach,” Johnson said, promising that the newly imposed restrictions would be reviewed three weeks before Christmas.
At the same time, he expressed hope that the British would look forward to a happier Christmas this year than last, because the country would not have another lock in the future.
The Prime Minister did not specify when the duty would come into force again, such as wearing a veil on shops and public transport.
British Health Minister Sajid Javed Announced a few hours agoThe first two cases of the newly discovered corona virus type Omigran have been reported in the United Kingdom.
The minister added that the two cases involving people from South Africa were interrelated. According to him, both are in home isolation. One case was registered in Chemsford and the other in Nottingham.
Belgium on Friday registered the first case of omigran disease in Europe. On Saturday, Germany and one case reported two cases of infection with this variant Italy. The Czech Republic has reported the first possible outbreak of this variant.
On Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) listed the newly discovered Omigron variant, also known as B.1.1.529, which includes alpha, beta, gamma and “anxiety types”. Delta. Omigron may be more contagious than the currently prevalent delta variant. The WHO said the first sample to confirm Omigran infection was taken on November 9th Republic of South Africa.
Many countries, including EU member states, have already banned travel South Africa.
Due to concerns about the Omigron variant, Britain put on a red list of ten South African countries in total, namely the Republic of South Africa. Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland (dressed in Swaziland), Angola, Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia.
Such a classification means that from 05:00 CET on Sunday, the BBC explains that all travelers from these countries must be isolated at the hotel for ten days after arriving in the UK.
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