Coronavirus updates as potential ‘traffic light system’ for abroad travel

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Coronavirus updates as potential ‘traffic light system’ for abroad travel

Coronavirus updates as potential ‘traffic light system’ for abroad travel
2021-04-02 07:28:00
Holidays abroad could be ranked under a new “traffic light system” as ministers discuss waiving restrictions in countries with low Covid-19 infection rates. Fewer restrictions could be in place in countries with lower coronavirus infection rates and a progressed vaccine rollout – which could be good news for Brits desperate to get their dose of holiday sun this year. Countries would be graded either green, amber or red, dependant on their position in the pandemic. The plans have been discussed by ministers on the potential on resuming foreign travel. To sign up for the Hull Live newsletter, click here. According to The Times, countries ranked under a green light would be exempt from quarantine on return to the UK, while travel to and from red rated countries would be banned. Although, The Sun have reported that red-listed countries would be allowed, but a mandatory stay at a quarantine hotel would occur on return. Although, current lockdown measures in the UK have banned overseas holidays until May 17 at the earliest as a new law came in on Monday threatening to fine anyone up to £5,000 for abroad travel without “good reason”. The government's Globa
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