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Coronavirus again scuttles trade trip for Missouri governor | St. Louis News Headlines – St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri 2021-11-29 17:04:00 –

Jefferson City, Missouri (AP) —The coronavirus pandemic has once again overturned Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s plans for an overseas trade trip.

Person’s office said Monday that planned trips to Israel and Greece were postponed due to coronavirus travel restrictions.It will come later Israel announced on Sunday that it has banned entry By a foreign visitor due to concerns about a new omicron variant of the virus.

The person left on Thursday and was scheduled to return on December 11.

He initially planned a trip to Greece, Israel, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates in March 2020, but it was canceled as COVID-19 began to spread. Person, like many US governors, then instructed people to stay home temporarily.

In a written statement, Person said that “respecting the travel policies and practices established by the host country” and that trade travel was postponed again to ensure the health of those traveling with him.

The governor’s office said the person wanted to reschedule the trip.

Since assuming the post of Governor in June 2018, Person has made two foreign trade trips. He traveled to France, Germany and Switzerland in June 2019 and to Australia in August 2019.

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