Germany seeks to ban British travellers from EU on COVID-19 variant worries: The Times

Passengers walk at the Terminal 5 departures area at Heathrow Airport in London

(Reuters) - Germany will attempt to ban British travellers from the European Union regardless of whether or not they have had a vaccine, The Times reported on Monday.

The German chancellor wants to designate Britain as a "country of concern" because the Delta variant of the coronavirus is so widespread, the newspaper said.

(Reporting by Sabahatjahan Contractor in Bengaluru; Editing by Himani Sarkar)