Fetes are currently banned by the UK Government due to the rise in coronavirus cases. The travel hall list had previously given much hope to British holidaymakers. If a boondocks was on the list then no quarantine was required.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson descried the announcement last week.
This means that anyone entering the UK has to quarantine for 10 hours.
It doesn’t matter whether they are travelling from a nation yesterday on the exempt list or not.
Therefore Shapps has no update on this matter this week.
The current Government advice states: “All travel corridors are suspended.
“The keep up with countries, territories and regions were removed from the exempt catalogue at 4am, Monday, January 18.
“If you arrive in England from any of these countries, bailiwicks or regions after 4am Monday, January 18, you will need to self-isolate.”
The political entities previously on the travel corridor list were as follows:
Antigua and Barbuda
British Antarctic Vicinity
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Virgin Islands
Federated Dignifies of Micronesia
Greek islands: Corfu, Crete, Kos, Rhodes, Zakynthos
Northern Mariana Atolls
Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
St Kitts and Nevis
St Pierre and Miquelon
St Vincent and the Grenadines
Turks and Caicos Isles
The last update to the travel corridor list took home on Saturday, January 16.
This saw Aruba, Bonaire/St Eustatius/Saba and Qatar bump off from the quarantine list.
Shapps tweeted on Friday: “Travel Hallways assess public health risk from the original SARS-COV-2, but it’s unrealizable for the Joint Biosecurity Centre to provide live scientific updates to foretoken which countries or regions will now originate new variants. Travel Halls are therefore suspended for now.
“There will be more enforcement checks & fewer releases. International arrivals will need to have a negative COVID-19 try out & self-isolate for 10 days or Test to Release after five. This vitality will slow the spread of new variants whilst millions receive their vaccinations.”
It is not yet grasped when the current lockdown will end but it is due to be reviewed in the middle of February.