Italy and Greece introduce strict Christmas quarantine rules for UK visitors. Virus Outbreak Britain. The London Chamber of Commerce, which represents more than 2,000 companies in the capital, questioned plans to introduce a blanket quarantine for all international arrivals. The change comes as lockdown and other restrictions are eased this weekend in some UK nations. Coronavirus: Self-isolate for 14 days or face £1,000 fine, travellers to UK to be told. Self-isolation rules apply to all travel to Scotland, by train, ferry, coach, air or any other route. As of October 25, the Maldives is now on the UK’s ‘travel-corridor’ list. By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA July 3, 2020 GMT. The UK government has imposed an immediate travel ban from the UK to South Africa after a new Covid-19 strain was discovered. All international visitors must present a negative test result from within 96 hours of arrival. UK impose travel bans, mandatory quarantine on visitors to South Africa The UK Health Secretary has announced that anyone in the country who recently visited South Africa must immediately quarantine. Wales' government is "actively considering" imposing quarantine on people who arrive from highest-risk parts of the UK. NEW YORK: New York City started requiring international visitors to quarantine on Wednesday (Dec 23) to guard against a new variant of the coronavirus from the United Kingdom … Europe is readying for its first socially distanced foreign visitors amid hopes that peak tourist season can be salvaged. Read full article. Anyone arriving from the UK for the Christmas holiday between December 21 and January 6, … UK announces new quarantine restrictions for visitors, returning residents. Visit Britain suggests so, as the government considers possible exemptions from the mandatory … Nicola Sturgeon has warned she will consider introducing quarantine for English visitors to Scotland if the number of coronavirus cases south of the Border surges. Wales could start quarantining visitors from UK regions with high Covid rates, health minister announces. Hundreds of UK tourists flee Covid quarantine in Swiss ski resort About half of the 420 visitors ordered to self-isolate left Verbier in ‘cloak and dagger’ operation Coronavirus – latest updates 1 of 8. The United States will be on the “red list” of countries from which visitors to the UK will still have to have quarantine for 14-days when they arrive, Grant Shapps has confirmed. The quarantine requirement has severely affected tourism to and from the UK. Wales is 'actively considering' imposing travel quarantine restrictions on visitors from coronavirus hotspots elsewhere in the UK.. Welsh Health Minister Vaughan Gething today said … 1 / 8. The Maldives. Britain said Friday it will lift its two-week coronavirus quarantine rule for visitors arriving from some "low risk" countries, after pressure from airlines and the tourism sector.. UK scraps quarantine for some visitors as pubs set to reopen. This is to protect against the risk of imported cases of coronavirus. UK scraps quarantine for some visitors as pubs set to reopen. Since June 8, guidelines have required anyone entering the UK to quarantine for 14 days. FILE - In this Monday, June 8, 2020 file photo, passengers wearing face masks arrive at London's Heathrow Airport. ... and recent visitors must quarantine. “If quarantine is a necessary tool for fighting Covid-19, then the government should act decisively to protect the hundreds of thousands of airport-related and travel-related jobs across the UK… NYC to step up quarantine enforcement on visitors from UK Travelers coming to New York City from the United Kingdom should expect to hole up in … ... Holidaymakers jetting to Italy from the UK will be forced to quarantine during the festive period. Ireland is now requiring all visitors from the UK to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. The Government’s controversial plan to quarantine international visitors to the UK sends out a message that the country is closed for business, an industry leader is warning. You must self-isolate for 10 full days if you arrive in Scotland from a country outside the Common Travel Area (UK, Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man). Could U.S. citizens and others dodge U.K. quarantine? ... that the impending U.K. travel quarantine will go into effect by the end of the month or early June and require both visitors and Britons alike to self-isolate for 14 days at a private residence. The latest coronavirus update out of the UK is that, while visitors from many countries including the US will be required to quarantine themselves … The government said it will publish a list next week of the countries from where people will be allowed to enter Britain without needing to self-isolate for 14 days, as currently required. The United Kingdom is relaxing border restrictions for visitors from 59 countries and territories, meaning they can enter without having to go through quarantines. This week the EU warned the UK that if all French visitors escaped the quarantine, it would lead to lawsuits in the European Court of Justice — unless the policy was extended to all EU citizens.