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Covid: What is the government doing about the South Africa variant?

Covid: What is the government doing about the South Africa variant?

Then at its meeting on 21 January, Sage said: “No intervention, other than a complete, pre-emptive closure of borders, or the mandatory quarantine of all visitors upon arrival in designated facilities, irrespective of testing history, can get close to fully preventing the importation of cases or new variants.”

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