Coronavirus live news: four in five over-16s in UK now fully vaccinated; Sweden to drop restrictions this month

Posted by on September 7, 2021 2:23 pm
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Overall jabs administered in the UK stand at 91,827,909; Sweden will remove virtually all Covid restrictions on 29 September

7.23pm BST

Saudi Arabia removed the United Arab Emirates, Argentina and South Africa from its entry banned country list and re-allowed citizens to travel to the three countries starting 8 September, state TV reported on Tuesday.

The Ministry of Interior said the decision was based on the kingdom’s evaluation of the current Covid-19 situation, state media reported.

7.03pm BST

Good evening from London. I’m Lucy Campbell, I’ll be bringing you all the latest global developments on the coronavirus pandemic for the next few hours. Please feel free to get in touch with me as I work if you have a story or tips to share! Your thoughts are always welcome.

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