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U.K. Flight Ban Extended by 1 Week, Arrivals from Brazil Required to Prove Virus-free

U.K. Flight Ban Extended by 1 Week, Arrivals from Brazil Required to Prove Virus-free

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s health authorities said Tuesday that the ban on flights from Britain will be extended by one week again and arrivals from Brazil will have to prove that they are virus-free as the country stepped up measures against new coronavirus variants that are known to be more transmissible. [...]

S. Korea Extends UK Flights Ban as COVID-19 Variant Confirmed in Arrivals

S. Korea Extends UK Flights Ban as COVID-19 Variant Confirmed in Arrivals

SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s health authorities on Monday confirmed the country’s first cases of a more transmissible variant from three arrivals from Britain, and decided to extend the suspension of flights from the European nation by one more week. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said the three members [...]

S. Korea to Halt Flights from Britain Until Dec. 31 over New Virus Strain Woes

S. Korea to Halt Flights from Britain Until Dec. 31 over New Virus Strain Woes

SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Wednesday it will suspend flights arriving from Britain until the end of this year over concerns about a new strain of the novel coronavirus. The country’s diplomatic missions in Britain will suspend issuing quarantine-waiver documents so as to place all arrivals from the European nation in [...]