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From travel bans to COVID-19 curbs, how Omicron is affecting South Africa's tourism and safari industry
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From travel bans to COVID-19 curbs, how Omicron is affecting South Africa's tourism and safari industry

Helpless and furious, South African tour operators are flooded with cancellations as countries follow Britain's decision to ban travel from the region over the discovery of a new coronavirus variant.

‘Inevitable’, says South African president Ramaphosa as Omicron drives surge in COVID-19 cases in country
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‘Inevitable’, says South African president Ramaphosa as Omicron drives surge in COVID-19 cases in country

Number of daily infections has increased five-fold in the past week, with nearly a quarter of all COVID-19 tests now returning positive. Two weeks ago, only two percent of tests were positive