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The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has welcomed the call of its sister UN agency, World Health Organization (WHO), for restrictions on travel to be lifted or eased.
The Omicron variant has moved the Covid-19 pandemic into a new phase and could bring it to an end in Europe, the WHO Europe director said Sunday.
Weekly COVID-19 cases in Africa have dropped significantly and deaths reduced for the first time since the peak of the fourth pandemic wave propelled by the Omicron variant.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), yesterday, said the outbreak of Omicron variant, attendant border closures and other protocols stalled the industry recovery erstwhile recorded.
Airline operators have raised concerns over the feasibility of Nigerian airports adopting the daily slot system for domestic scheduled operations.
President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday Russia had two weeks to prepare for a fresh wave of coronavirus infections driven by the Omicron variant after the WHO warned of a surge in Europe.
More than half of people in Europe are on track to contract the Omicron coronavirus variant in the next two months if infections continue at current rates, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
Five million residents of a central Chinese city were confined to their homes Tuesday while another megacity shuttered all non-essential businesses, as the country battles a spate of coronavirus outbreaks including from the Omicron variant.
Israel could see up to nearly 40 percent of the population infected by coronavirus during the current wave, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Sunday, as testing facilities nationwide buckled.
The northern Chinese city of Tianjin on Sunday advised its nearly 14 million people to stay home while it conducted mass Covid testing after a spate of recent cases
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Asian financial hub Hong Kong banned flights from eight nations on Wednesday as part of strict new virus curbs, with Omicron outbreaks spiralling out of control from Europe to the United States.