In response to the outbreak of the newly identified coronavirus variant ‘Omicron’ which has spread in South Africa, Australia has just announced a number of actions.
The quest to assign a letter of the Greek alphabet to the newly identified COVID-19 variant ‘B.1.1.529′ that has spread in South Africa has proven that “all pandemics are inherently political” as a source from the World Health Organisation confirms that the Greek letters Nu and Xi have been deliberately avoided.
A newly identified COVID-19 variant that has spread in South Africa and described by health experts as ‘the most concerning that they have seen’ has prompted immediate travel bans in many countries including the UK, US and Greece. Meanwhile, however, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison remains “unconcerned”.
From 1 November, NSW will no longer require fully vaccinated international or interstate arrivals to undertake home or hotel quarantine. Travellers will be required to have a PCR test prior to departure and provide proof of vaccination status
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The aviation authorities are calling for a seven-day quarantine of airline passengers from abroad and international flights restriction to be extended until Monday, February 8, 2021.
The mandatory precautionary quarantine period for travellers flying into Greece between December 18 and January 7 has been reduced from the 10 days initially announced to just three days.