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Travel to UK from all of South America and Portugal banned over Covid variant

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Travel to UK from all of South America and Portugal banned over Covid variant

Travel to UK from all of South America and Portugal banned over Covid variant

South America, Panama, Portugal and Cape Verde will be subject to a travel banfrom 4am on Friday over concerns about the Brazilian coronavirus variant,Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.


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