The Government Is Considering A Ban On All Non-Essential Travel From Britain
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It’s due to fears over a newly discovered strain of coronavirus
Last night London and the south east of England were placed on Tier 4 restrictions — with the new variant accounting for over a quarter of infections.
Belgium, the Netherlands and Italy have also banned air travel from the UK because of the strain, which spreads more quickly and has caused an increase in infections.
Director of the National Virus Reference Laboratory, Cillian De Gascun, says it’s ‘likely’ it’ll arrive here given the amount of travel between our two countries:
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