22 Dec 2020

Covid-19: Dozens of countries ban flights from UK due to new virus variant

From Morning Report, 7:13 am on 22 December 2020

European Union officials are planning a widespread approach to the new Covid-19 variant in the UK.

Two meetings are taking place in Brussels on Monday - one involving health ministers and another with the EU's crisis response team.

No decision is expected until Tuesday, when EU ambassadors meet.

UK correspondent Olly Barratt speaks to Corin Dann.