The Japanese country will prevent foreigners from entering the country due to a new variant of the coronavirus. This restriction applies from December 28th to January.
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He Saturday the authorities of Japan made known the temporary entry ban for foreign nationals, this in order to shield its boundaries after a is recognized new infectious variant of the coronavirus that they wore Travelers from Great Britain.
The information was provided by Norihisa Tamura, Minister of Healthwho mentioned that Cases have been localized when travelers are screened at two Japanese airports between December 18th and 21st He added that the five injured were isolated.
At a press conference the minister stated that two of the cases were due to passengers at the airport of Haneda in Tokyo on December 21 and the other three in Kansai on December 18. by doing Prefecture of Osaka.
The five passengers tested positive to Coronavirus test Upon arrival in JapanIn the same way it was ensured in subsequent analyzes that they were carriers of the new variant.
That said Japanese citizens and foreign residents can enter but must provide evidence of this They are reportedly negative for coronavirus 71 hours before they leave for Japan and are in quarantine for two weeks after their arrival.
On Friday, Japan announced its first cases of rapidly spreading exposure to travelers UNITED KINGDOM. The new variant the same was found in a man who visited United Kingdom and a member of his family – the first infected cases to be found outside airport controls – according to information from Nippon TV.
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