Russia has extended a ban on flights to and from Britain until the end of March 16 due to a new variant of the coronavirus first detected in the UK, Russia’s coronavirus taskforce said on Tuesday.
Russia, which has already reported a case of the more infectious coronavirus variant, has had the flight ban in place since Dec. 22.
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