Tourists from 50 countries, including France, Spain and Italy, from July 10 does not need to undergo 14-day quarantine when entering the UK. This was announced on Friday, the Minister of transport of great Britain Grant Shapps. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, yet chose not to cancel precautions.
From 8th June, all arriving in the United Kingdom was to isolate itself in two weeks. It is the government’s decision has drawn the IRE of airlines: British Airways, Ryanair and Easyjet took the government to court, claiming that his decision “will have a devastating impact” on tourism and the economy.
“France, Germany, Italy, Spain – all these countries are in the list of allowed countries. The main thing is to be careful not to undo the efforts of those who worked hard, who was sitting at home. We are not going to abandon the obtained results”, – stated in the air of Euronews, the Minister of transport.
Today the UK ranks 3rd in the list of States with the highest number of deaths from Covid-19. Among the allowed countries are USA and Brazil which are at the head of a sad list, as well as Russia.
“It is strange that only a couple of weeks ago we spoke about the need to remain in complete isolation and now suddenly we’re absolutely free, can travel to different countries, says this resident of London. – It turns out that we, in fact, is again fully open.”
“I think that we should introduce measures of control: you may test all on arrival and then quarantined until the results”. – adds the girl.
The government stressed that if the number of infections with the coronavirus after the easing of quarantine again go up, these measures will reconsider. On Saturday 4 July in the United Kingdom finally open bars, restaurants, hairdresser, cinemas and museums.