Thailand on Saturday said it would ban entry of people traveling from eight African countries it designated as high-risk for the new B 1.1.529 COVID-19 variant, a senior health official said.
Starting in December, travel from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, will be prohibited, the official told a news conference.
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