A number of recent locations have been added to the quarantine-free checklist, led by Sri Lanka
Guests coming back from the Indian Ocean tourism hotspot will now not should self-isolate for 14-days on return to England, Wales or Northern Eire.
The identical applies to Israel, Jerusalem, Namibia, Rwanda, Uruguay, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba, the Northern Mariana Islands and the US Virgin Islands, all have been added to the journey hall checklist.
There was a lower in danger from Covid-19 in these locations.
The journey hall applies for Israel in its entirety, and Jerusalem in its entirety.
For the Occupied Palestinian Territories, solely East Jerusalem is included within the journey hall – with the rest of the world not included.
Travellers arriving from areas that aren’t included will nonetheless have to self-isolate for 14-days on arrival within the UK.
This choice is pushed by public well being issues based mostly on epidemiological proof.
On the similar time, the Overseas, Commonwealth & Improvement Workplace (FCDO) has up to date its journey recommendation to not advise towards all however important journey the locations.
The adjustments replicate the newest assessments by Public Well being England (PHE) of the danger to travellers…