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Hungary tightens restrictions on air travel from seven African countries

File photo: People wearing protective face masks move downtown Budapest on November 11, 2020, after imposing a national blockade in Hungary to contain the epidemic of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). walk.Reuters / Bernadette Sabo / File / File Photo

November 27, 2021

Budapest (Reuters) -Hungary will impose restrictions on travelers from Botswana, Lesoto, Swaziland, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, the government said on Saturday after a new coronavirus variant was detected in South Africa. ..

Hungary said it was participating in the European Union’s move to curb air travel from southern Africa, and that measures would be announced in government decree later that day.

On Friday, all 27 EU member states “agreeed on the need to activate emergency braking and impose temporary restrictions on all travel from South Africa to the EU,” the current EU President of Slovenia said on Twitter. ..

(Report by Krisztina Than; edited by Mark Heinrich)



Hungary tightens restrictions on air travel from seven African countries

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