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Impact of COVID-19 on International Flights Weekly Update | Omicron Variant, 17 January 2022

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Last Updated: 17 January 2022
Data Source: IATA Timatic Coronavirus Outbreak updates, Government web sources, information received from IOM staff, DTM networks and trusted media outlets.

On 26 November 2021, WHO designated the variant B.1.1.529, named Omicron, a variant of concern on the advice of WHO’s Technical Advisory Group on Virus Evolution (TAG-VE). Since the Omicron variant was designated, new countries, territories or areas (C/T/As) have implemented more stringent mobility restrictions for individuals.