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Maldives bans travellers from 7 African nations due to Omicron variant

CNBC TV18 | 28/11/2021 05:14 PM | Click to read full article

Maldives said it was barring travellers from seven African countries from Sunday over concerns about the new Omicron variant of COVID-19. [Omicron] variant of COVID-19. Travellers will not be allowed into the Maldives from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Lesotho and Eswatini, the health ministry said in a statement.

Travellers who arrived from these countries over the past two days will have to undergo 14 days of quarantine.

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