The UK government announced this Monday it is withdrawing its “red list” of travel due to the coronavirus to the only seven countries that remain in them, so travelers arriving in the country will not be quarantined at a hotel have to.
“At the moment there are no countries or areas on the ‘Red List’ for a trip to England,” said the British executive after removing Colombia, Ecuador, Haiti, Panama, Peru, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela.
UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps recently stated that this category would remain as a “public health precaution” and announced that the government is “ready to re-add countries and territories as the first line of defense if necessary”. .
He also stressed that the government would keep “several hundred” hotel rooms free as a “prudent” measure, according to the British television broadcaster Sky News. “We don’t want the system to have to be reset to zero if there is a particular concern in a particular country,” he stated.
The rules for the countries that are listed in a country on the “Red List” include the obligation to quarantine in one of the selected hotels and to carry out two coronavirus tests during this period, even if the traveler complies with the guideline full vaccination against Had COVID-19.