The UK has also introduced new travel rules including a ban on travel to and from 10 African countries, including South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Travel to and from Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Lesotho, eSwatini, Angola, Namibia and Botswana is also banned.
Travellers arriving in the UK from 4am on November 30 will also need to take a day two PCR test.
Omicron cases have been confirmed in a few countries, including Hong Kong, Germany and Belgium.
Published at Sun, 28 Nov 2021 11:41:00 +0000