PRAGUE, Feb 25 (Reuters) – The Czech Republic will ban journey by its residents to a number of African and South American nations the place there may be excessive danger from new South African or Brazilian coronavirus variants, the federal government stated on Wednesday.
The federal government is in search of to sluggish a fast-rising COVID-19 an infection charge that has put stress on the central European nation’s hospitals. Lawmakers have debated tighter measures to fight the unfold.
The well being ministry stated the journey ban can be in impact from Feb. 26 to April 11, with some exceptions. It contains nations comparable to Botswana, Brazil, South Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and others.
The ministry has reported some new COVID-19 infections suspected to be from the South African variant however has not confirmed these circumstances. (Reporting by Jason Hovet; Enhancing by Sam Holmes)
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