Guinea Tightens Measures for U.K., S. Africa Travelers on Virus

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Guinea’s National Health Security Agency stepped up control measures for travelers coming from the U.K. and South Africa as both countries face a resurgence in coronavirus cases.

In addition to requiring a negative polymerase chain reaction test certificate, travelers will be tested on arrival and will remain in quarantine while awaiting results, the agency said in a statement.

The measures are appropriate following the emergence of a new variant of Covid-19 in both countries which appears to be more virulent and contagious, it said.

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