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Sudan Bars Entry Of Travellers From India As COVID Cases Rise

Sudan's Health Emergency Committee has announced that the travellers from India and those who visited India two weeks prior will be barred from entering the African country. The decision was taken as the B.1.617 variant has pushed India's COVID tally beyond 25-million mark. Besides, the committee also ordered to shut down schools for a month and warned of crossing the 1,00,000-cases mark if people do not follow the restrictions.

Wed, 19 May 2021 - 09:40 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Sudan, Covid-19, travel restrictions, B.1.617

Courtesy: NDTV

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Indonesia Detects Indian COVID-19 Variant; Bans Public Gathering On Eid

The Indonesian authorities have raised an alarm after they recorded first case of ‘B.1.617’ COVID-19 variant first detected in India. Reportedly, two cases have been detected who contracted the deadly virus. Taking a precautionary action, the officials banned Eid al-Fitr gatherings. They have already banned fresh visas to foreigners who have been to India in past 14 days. Notably, with a positivity rate of 12%, the variant is highly… read-more

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 09:10 AM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Indonesia, COVID-19 outbreak, Indian COVID-19 variant, jakarta, B.1.617

Courtesy: The Economic Times