Folks arriving in England from Italy, San Marino and Vatican Metropolis State can be anticipated to self-isolate from tomorrow because the nations are faraway from the UK quarantine secure checklist.
Anyone touching down after 04:00 tomorrow can be requested to stay at residence for 14-days.
Information has indicated the weekly instances and check positivity are growing in Italy and so ministers have taken the choice to take away the locations.
Nevertheless, the Greek island of Crete has been added to the journey hall checklist following a lower in confirmed instances of coronavirus.
The Overseas, Commonwealth & Growth Workplace (FCDO) has up to date its journey recommendation to advise in opposition to all however important journey to Italy and San Marino.
The island of Crete is now exempt from the worldwide advisory in opposition to non-essential journey.
Penalties for these breaching the self-isolation guidelines when coming back from non-exempt nations have elevated from £1,000 for first offence as much as £10,000 for subsequent offences.
The choice to take away Italy, particularly, from the secure checklist has been greeted with dismay within the journey sector because it was one of many free remaining main tourism locations on provide to British travellers.
An ABTA spokesperson mentioned: “The removing of Italy from…