Japan Tightens Entry Controls for 9 African Countries To Prevent New Mutant Strain of Omicron

【Japan Himalaya League】 Author: Kevin wang  Translator: Ranting

On November 27, the Japanese government announced as a matter of urgency that it would strengthen entry controls for six countries in southern Africa from 00:00 on the 27th. Subsequently, the Japanese government announced the addition of three more African countries, including Mozambique, from 00:00 on the 28th.

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According to the Central News Agency (CNA), Japan has announced an emergency announcement of enhanced entry control measures for six southern African countries, including South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, the Kingdom of Lesotho and the Kingdom of Swatini, from 00:00 on the 27th in order to prevent Omicron, a new mutant strain of the CCP virus that may be resistant to the vaccine. Persons entering or returning to Japan from these six countries must be quarantined in designated places for 10 days.

Subsequently, the Japanese government announced the addition of three more countries, including Mozambique, from 00:00 on the 28th. This brings the total number of countries subject to Japan’s enhanced entry control measures to nine.

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