“The infectivity of new mutant strains has increased sharply” and “Britain upgrades epidemic prevention and control”… Since the outbreak of the new crown epidemic, the evolution of the virus has always been the focus of attention, and the latest mutated new coronavirus virus reported in the UK has caused public concern.

mutated new coronavirusDue to the recent emergence of a more contagious variant of the new crown virus in the United Kingdom, as of the 21st, about 30 countries and regions have banned people from entering the United Kingdom. Among them, the French ban involves cargo transportation, which has caused confusion in British ports and a large number of trucks are blocked. highway.

The French government issued a ban on the 20th, suspending the travel of all personnel from the United Kingdom, including freight personnel, within 48 hours from 0:00 on the 21st, Paris time; only unaccompanied goods can be shipped from the United Kingdom to France; the travel of French personnel to the United Kingdom remains normal .

This ban caused confusion in the port of Dover and cargo checkpoints in the UK, which in turn affected the entire transportation chain. The freight ferry from Dover to Calais, France was affected, and a large number of trucks were stuck on the road leading to the port.