Status: 11/27/2021 9:12 pm
Britain tightened its rules of entry to the crown. According to Premier Johnson, everyone who arrives in the future will have to take a PCR test and go into quarantine until they receive a negative result. There are two confirmed cases of Omicron in the country.
Britain toughened up in view of the recently discovered Crown variant Omikron its entry rules for travelers from all over the world. All who arrive must undergo a PCR test on the second day after arrival and go into quarantine until they receive a negative result. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced.
“Now we have to go further and impose a new testing regime,” Johnson said. The regulation also applies regardless of the vaccination status and must be checked after three weeks. In the future, a mask requirement will be re-enforced in stores and on transportation.
Two confirmed cases of Omicron
Until now, fully vaccinated people from most countries only had to do a rapid test after entering the country, but they no longer had to go into quarantine.
According to several other countries, two cases of the Omicron variant have now also been found in Great Britain. Health Minister Sajid Javid said two related cases had been discovered that were related to a trip to southern Africa. Affected people and their homes are under quarantine, contact tracking is ongoing.
WHO calls Omikron “worrying”
The omicron variant, which was first detected in South Africa and Botswana, has been classified as “worrisome” by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Despite the worsening situation, the UK government is not yet implementing its emergency plan. This provides for vaccination certificates at important events and the recommendation to work from home. Aside from the stricter entry rules, Britain continues to say that there are hardly any crown measures in Germany.
Two cases of Omikron in Bavaria
Belgium was the first country in Europe to report a confirmed case of infection with the new Omikron variant on Friday. On Saturday night, Bavaria confirmed two cases of infection with the new variant, Italy confirmed one case.
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