BREAKING: India added to COVID-19 travel ‘red list’ over new variant concerns

BREAKING: India added to COVID-19 travel ‘red list’ over new variant concerns

Travel from India to the UK is being banned for non-UK and non-Irish citizens from 4am on Friday after the country was added to the travel “red list”.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the decision was “vital but difficult” and has been made due to a new COVID variant first identified in India.

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