Until the next 8 August, everyone who has lived in Mexico in the past 10 days will not be able to enter the United Kingdom due to the increase in COVID infections in the country.
MEXICO CITY, Aug. 4 (However) — The United Kingdom’s government added Mexico to its red list of countries with travel restrictions until Sunday, Aug. 8, due to a “high risk to public health.”
according to a statement from British Embassy, Not everyone who has lived in Mexico in the past 10 days will be able to enter the United Kingdom. British, Irish and other citizens with the right of residence visiting a US country must maintain a quarantine For 10 days in a facility approved by the authorities.
The government said the measures apply even if visitors have been fully vaccinated.
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Mexican students who have a study visa for a period of more than six months can enter British territory, but must be in quarantine.
Currently, the countries making up the Red List are: Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador , Egypt, Eritrea, Haiti, India, Panama, Peru, among others.
The Transportation Secretary, Grant Shapps, explained that the country is committed to safely reopening international travel, and the reopening allows for a variety of destinations around the world, but stressed the importance of maintaining caution.
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NS health secretary On Wednesday, 20 thousand 685 new infected were confirmed here. COVID-19, In the middle of the third wave, reaching 242 thousand 547 deaths, in addition to 611 deaths, for a total of two lakh 901 thousand 094 cases. Epidemic.
The number of reported cases climbed to over 20,523 on January 16. This is the first time in the third rebound of pandemic pandemic in Mexico That the figure of 20 thousand infections surfaced in a day has been crossed.
Apart from this, a record was recorded with 130 thousand 534 active cases, a figure which was more than 122 thousand 986, was also recorded on 23 January.
With these records, Mexico is the fourth country in the world to have the most deaths from COVID-19 after the United States, Brazil and India, and sixteenth in the number of confirmed infections, according to a Johns Hopkins University count. is on.
-With information from EFE
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