The ban will be provisionally applied until December 13.
BRATISLAVA. Slovakia due to the new variant coronavirus from midnight on Friday to Saturday, it stopped accepting civil flights from seven African countries.
As reported by the Ministry of Transport and Construction, it will be provisionally applied until December 13.
“The Slovak Republic has agreed to a ban based on the recommendations of the European Commission, despite the fact that it does not have direct air connections with these countries. The ban will thus apply to non-scheduled flights, such as business or private flights, “the ministry said on the social network.
“The ban does not apply to air freight, humanitarian flights or technical stopovers for non-commercial purposes,” the ministry added.
Prime Minister Eduard Heger They informed the members of the government about the situation in connection with the spread of the new coronavirus mutation on Friday and issued an instruction to accept it. According to the Prime Minister of Health, it ensures thorough search for passengers, their quarantine and sequencing of samples. The prime minister and experts asked for an opinion on the new mutation.
Reports of a new possible contagious coronavirus variant they have identified in South Africa have already forced some countries to adopt travel restrictions for South Africa.