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COVID-19 Test Data Support Easing Of Travel Curbs: International Aviation Body Chief

“Universal restrictions on people are no longer needed,” Willie Walsh stated. (Representational)

Paris:

Global airline physique IATA stepped up its stress on governments to ease journey restrictions on Wednesday, pointing to UK testing knowledge that confirmed low incidence of COVID-19 in arriving passengers.

“These data tell us we can do better,” IATA Director General Willie Walsh stated, citing a 2.2% optimistic charge amongst 365,895 exams carried out in February-May, in keeping with Britain’s National Health Service.

“Universal restrictions on people are no longer needed,” Walsh added.

Excluding passengers arriving from nations on Britain’s higher-risk pink checklist, the optimistic charge fell to 1.46%, in keeping with the info cited by the International Air Transport Association.

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