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Covid-19: Brazil travel ban to be discussed over new variant – BBC News

Ministers could bring in possible measures after a new Covid variant was found in South America.

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Travel from Brazil to the UK could be banned in response to the discovery of a new coronavirus variant.
Ministers are meeting to discuss possible measures and a block on flights could also be extended to other South American countries in a bid to stop its spread.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he is “concerned” about the new variant and “extra measures” were being taken.
Arrivals from Brazil are currently required to self-isolate for 10 days.
Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove will chair…

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