Folks arriving within the UK from the Canary Islands might want to self-isolate for 2 weeks following a choice to take away the vacation spot from the journey secure listing.
The brand new guidelines will come into impact from 04:00 tomorrow morning.
The choice to take away the highest vacation spot from the listing of journey corridors was been primarily based on a pointy enhance in take a look at positivity, presently at 7.1 per cent for the Canaries collectively and eight.eight per cent for the island of Tenerife.
The Canary Islands have been solely added to the journey secure listing in October.
Nevertheless, from December 15th, passengers arriving in England from international locations not featured on the journey hall listing – together with the Canary Islands – can have the choice to take a take a look at from a personal supplier after 5 days of self-isolation.
In the event that they return a destructive end result, they are going to be launched from the necessity to self-isolate.
Additionally immediately, Saudi Arabia and Botswana have been added to the journey hall listing following in-depth evaluation of the coronavirus epidemic in these international locations.
From tomorrow, passengers arriving to England from these locations will now not have to self-isolate as long as they haven’t been in or transited via every other non-exempt international locations within the 14-days previous their arrival.
Folks presently within the Canary Islands are inspired to observe the native guidelines and examine FCDO journey recommendation for additional info.
The federal government is urging employers to be understanding of these getting back from these locations who now might want to self-isolate.