Brazil lifts four-month ban on foreigners arriving by air

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Brazil reopened Wednesday to foreign visitors arriving by plane, hoping to revive its lockdown-devastated tourism industry despite the rapid spread of the new coronavirus in the country.

In a decree published in the government gazette, Brazil extended coronavirus-related bans on foreign travelers arriving by land or sea for another 30 days, but said the four-month-old restrictions “will no longer bar the entry of foreigners arriving by air.”

The move came even as Brazil, the country hit second-hardest in the world in the pandemic, after the United States, registered record numbers of daily infections and deaths, bringing the overall figures past 2.5 million and 90,000, respectively. (AFP)

22 May 2022, 4:51 AM (GMT)

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