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Tokyo, Oct 21 (UNI/Xinhua) The number of foreign visitors to Japan dropped over 99 per cent in September compared with the same month in 2019, local media reported on Thursday.

Japan has banned most foreign travelers from entering the country since January, except for those who have special reasons.
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Israel reports 2nd case of Omicron COVID-19 variant

29 Nov 2021 | 6:31 AM

Jerusalem, Nov 29 (UNI/Xinhua) A second case of the Omicron coronavirus variant was discovered in Israel, the state-owned Kan TV news reported.

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Libya announces new travel restrictions against Omicron COVID-19 variant

29 Nov 2021 | 6:28 AM

Tripoli, Nov 29 (UNI/Xinhua) The National Center for Disease Control of Libya announced new travel restrictions against the new Omicron COVID-19 variant.

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WHO says not clear whether Omicron more transmissible, causes more severe disease

29 Nov 2021 | 6:26 AM

(Rptg, correcting type in headline)
Geneva, Nov 29 (UNI/Xinhua) It is not yet clear whether the Omicron COVID-19 variant is more transmissible, or causes more severe disease compared to other variants including Delta, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

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France reports 8 suspected Omicron COVID-19 cases

29 Nov 2021 | 6:22 AM

PARIS, Nov 29 (UNI/Xinhua) French Health Ministry reported eight suspected Omicron COVID-19 cases among passengers who tested positive after their African trips over the past 14 days.

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WHO says not clear weather Omicron more transmissible, causes more severe disease

29 Nov 2021 | 6:20 AM

(Rptg, correcting date in intro)
Geneva, Nov 29 (UNI/Xinhua) It is not yet clear whether the Omicron COVID-19 variant is more transmissible, or causes more severe disease compared to other variants including Delta, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

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