Kenya, the Philippines, Pakistan and Bangladesh will likely be added to England’s ‘crimson listing’ from 4am on Friday 9 April. Which means that guests travelling from these nations won’t be allowed entry into the nation.
The ‘crimson listing’ was created with the intention to assist shield the nation in opposition to the brand new variants of COVID-19, particularly in the course of the vital vaccination programme.
The UK has had over 30 million vaccinations delivered to the nation, and so they imagine that these further restrictions will assist scale back the danger of latest variants – similar to these present in South Africa and Brazil.
British and Irish residents, in addition to these with residence rights will likely be allowed entry into the UK however solely beneath one situation – that they self-isolate in a government-approved facility for 10 days. Throughout their self-isolation interval, they are going to be required to take a coronavirus take a look at on day 2 after which one other on day 8.
The federal government has made it clear that they may take many different vital choices to assist comprise the unfold of the virus.
British nationals who’re at the moment in these nations are suggested to utilize the assets supplied to them by the Overseas, Commonwealth and Improvement Workplace (FCDO) journey recommendation and native steering.