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Britain begins to impose quarantine on arrivals


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British travelers and returnees from all countries except Ireland – which Britain has an old free-trade agreement – will have to isolate themselves for a period of 14 days, with the exception of laws working in certain areas such as health care.

Carriers warned Aviation Travel agencies and tourism that the government decision to impose two-week quarantine procedures will slow the recovery of tourism activity in the country.

Michael O’Leary, CEO of Ryanair, said quarantine will cause "Untold destruction" The country’s tourism industry – not just airlines.

In comments to British media, he added that hotels, tourist attractions and restaurants will also be affected, and thousands of jobs will be lost.

British Airways, Virgin and EasyJet had announced the layoffs of between 20 and 30% of employees. These companies were planning to resume part of their schedules in the coming weeks in an attempt to save the remainder of the summer travel season.

However, the British authorities confirmed that the quarantine would prevent a second wave of injuries, even though most of the countries in Europe bordering Britain recorded a lower rate of injuries.

Interior Minister Priti Patel says that the new laws aim to prevent a new wave of the epidemic, but some commercial and economic sectors have warned of being severely damaged by the laws.

The Home Secretary and Transport Secretary Grant Shabes wrote a joint article in the British Daily Telegraph newspaper on Wednesday, that "Domestic isolation of arrivals aims to prevent new infections from entering and to prevent a second wave of the epidemic".

They stressed that the quarantine arrangements, which will start from June 8, will depend on "Scientific basis, support from the public, which are necessary to protect public health".

This comes amid British MPs demanding for "Air bridges" Which will exempt travelers from some low-HIV-infected countries from being quarantined upon arrival in Britain.

The two ministers said that the government "She works with the transportation sector to find out how we can enter agreements with other countries when it is safe to do so, so that we can travel abroad and tourists can come here".

It should be noted that Britain recorded 40,542 thousand deaths from the new Corona virus, which is the highest result among European countries, while the number of infections reached 286,194 cases.

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All expats will have to fill out a form detailing where they are self-isolated, with only a few exceptions. Those who do not comply with the quarantine rules can be fined with an immediate fine of one thousand pounds.

The decision came at a time when European countries are reopening their borders and easing travel restrictions imposed during the Corona pandemic.

British travelers and returnees from all countries except Ireland – which Britain has an old free-trade agreement – will have to isolate themselves for a period of 14 days, with the exception of laws working in certain areas such as health care.

Airlines and travel and tourism agencies have warned that the government’s decision to impose two-week quarantine measures will slow the recovery of tourism activity in the country.

Michael O’Leary, CEO of Ryanair, said the quarantine would cause “indescribable damage” to the nation’s tourism industry – not just to airlines.

In comments to British media, he added that hotels, tourist attractions and restaurants would also be affected, and thousands of jobs would be lost.

British Airways, Virgin and EasyJet had announced the layoffs of between 20 and 30% of employees. These companies were planning to resume part of their schedules in the coming weeks in an attempt to save the remainder of the summer travel season.

However, the British authorities confirmed that the quarantine would prevent a second wave of injuries, even though most of the countries in Europe bordering Britain recorded a lower rate of injuries.

Interior Minister Priti Patel says that the new laws aim to prevent a new wave of the epidemic, but some commercial and economic sectors have warned of being severely damaged by the laws.

“The domestic isolation of arrivals aims to prevent the entry of new cases from abroad and to prevent a second wave of the epidemic,” the Home Secretary and Transport Minister Grant Shapes wrote in a joint article in the British Daily Telegraph Wednesday.

They stressed that the quarantine arrangements, which will start from June 8, depend on “a scientific basis and support from the public, which are necessary to protect public health.”

This comes amid a call by British lawmakers for “air bridges” that will exempt travelers from some low-HIV-infected countries from being quarantined upon arrival in Britain.

The two ministers said that the government “is working with the transportation sector to find out how we can enter agreements with other countries when it is safe to do so, so that we can travel abroad and tourists can come here.”

It should be noted that Britain recorded 40,542 thousand deaths from the new Corona virus, which is the highest result among European countries, while the number of infections reached 286,194 cases.

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Source: Skynews

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