Travellers from Denmark are to be barred from entry to the UK from as we speak over fears of a brand new pressure of Covid-19.
The nation is at the moment witnessing a coronavirus outbreak which has unfold from mink to people.
UK residents will be capable of return to Britain from Denmark – however should isolate together with all members of their family for 14 days.
The up to date rules come as Denmark is removed from the quarantine protected checklist for UK travellers.
This restrictions exclude freight and hauliers, who will nonetheless be allowed to journey.
The choice to behave rapidly follows the discharge of additional data from well being authorities in Denmark reporting widespread outbreaks of coronavirus (Covid-19) in mink farms, with a variant pressure of the virus spreading to some native communities.
Anybody who has returned from Denmark throughout the final 2 weeks might be contacted to make sure they full the self-isolation wanted to make sure the virus doesn’t unfold throughout the UK.
The UK authorities stated it was working intently with worldwide companions to know the adjustments within the virus which were reported in Denmark and we’re conducting a programme of additional analysis right here within the UK to tell our threat assessments.
All travellers, together with British Nationals and residents who’re getting back from Denmark, might be required to indicate a whole passenger locator type on arrival into the UK.
The journey ban and expanded self-isolation necessities might be reviewed after one week, the federal government added.