Canadians stranded in South Africa due to the discovery of the omicron variant of coronavirus have been granted a special travel exemption to return home.
According to the federal government, they are now eligible to fly back if they if they obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR test no more than 48 hours before departure from an accredited South African laboratory — or, they can show proof of a positive COVID-19 test that is at least 14 days old, showing they have had the infection and recovered.
After that, they must fly from Cape Town or Johannesburg to Frankfurt, Germany, where they will then need to fly to Canada aboard a direct flight
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