Covid: Scientists deeply concerned over new variant says health secretary

Scientists are deeply concerned about a new Covid-19 variant, the health secretary has said.

Speaking to reporters about new travel restrictions, Sajid Javid said it was right to "remain cautious".

From 12:00 GMT on 26 November six countries will be added to the red list - all flights from South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatini are being suspended.

Read more: Coronavirus variant fear sparks Africa travel curbs

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