Number of the week

The world imposes travel restrictions on Brazil

The lack of improvement in Brazil's pandemic situation has led most countries worldwide to impose travel restrictions on the country

travel restrictions on Brazil
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Welcome to “Number of the Week,” where we choose a single figure that helps understand what is going on in Brazil. This week’s number explains how Brazil’s uncontrollable pandemic situation pushed countries to impose travel restrictions on Brazilians:

7countries
have low or no travel restrictions on Brazilians

Earlier this week, French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced his country has suspended all flights to and from Brazil “until further notice.” Brazilian visitors to France had already faced significant restrictions before the ban, after health officials found that 6 percent of new cases in the country were of the P.1 variant,...

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