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SA REMAINS ON ALERT LEVEL 1

https://ewn.co.za/2021/11/28/sa-remains-on-alert-level-1-ramaphosa-rebukes-unscientific-travel-ban?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter


JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa in his location to the country on Sunday said South Africa would stay on alarm level 1. 


The location comes after Ramaphosa had gatherings with the National Coronavirus Command Council, the President's Co-ordinating Council and Cabinet. 


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Recently researchers distinguished another variation of the Covid that causes the COVID-19 infection. 


The World Health Organization named it Omicron and proclaimed it a 'variation of concern'. 


The Omicron variation was first depicted in Botswana and along these lines in South Africa, and researchers have additionally distinguished cases in nations like Hong Kong, Australia, Belgium, Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Denmark and Israel. 


A few nations including the UK and Thailand have forced a movement restriction on South Africa after the disclosure of Omicron variation. 


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"These limitations are outlandish and unjustifiably victimize our nation and our Southern African sister nations. 


The forbiddance of movement isn't educated by science, nor will it be successful in forestalling the spread of this variation, said Ramaphosa". 


The President expressed what the preclusion on movement will do is to additional harm the economies of the impacted nations and subvert their capacity to react to, and recuperate from, the pandemic. 


"We call upon that large number of nations that have forced travel restrictions on our nation and our Southern African sister nations to direly turn around their choices and lift the boycott they have forced before any further harm is done to our economies and to the jobs of our kin" he said. 


The Director of the SAMRC Vaccines and Infectious Diseases Analytics Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand Shabir A. Madhi had said that there is no reason for having travel boycotts as the infection will spread independent of this. 


"It's innocent to accept that impressive travel prohibitions on a small bunch of nations will stop the import of a variation. This infection will scatter across the globe except if you are an island country that stop the remainder of the world. 


The shortfall of announcing of the variations from nations that have restricted sequencing limit doesn't gather nonappearance of the variation. Besides, except if travel boycotts are forced on any remaining countries that actually permit travel with the "red-recorded" nations, the variation will straightforwardly or by implication actually end up in nations forcing particular travel boycotts, though maybe postponing it marginally". 


He further said that when the boycott has been forced the variation would have likely currently spread. 


"This is now clear from instances of Omicron being accounted for from Belgium in an individual without any connects to contact with somebody from Southern Africa, just as cases in Israel, UK and Germany".

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