Brazil Maintains Flights from UK, Despite New Virus Mutation

Brazil is expected to require a PCR test certificate, which detects the presence of the coronavirus in the body a few days after infection, from all passengers landing in the country as of December 30th.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil is not expected to take any specific action on flights coming from the United Kingdom because of the new Covid mutation, identified in London and Southeast England, according to Brazilian government sources.

Since Sunday, December 20th, a number of countries have been deciding to bar passengers boarding flights from airports in the United Kingdom because of the new Covid variant, which, according to the British government, is 70% more capable of propagating than the original strain. The virus variant binds more easily to human cells.

Brazil is expected to require a PCR test certificate, which . . .

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