Despite the hunt of Ministry of Tourism and Tradition and its satellite tv for pc establishments and different stakeholders’ efforts to get tourism sector within the nation again to normalcy, nonetheless The Gambia stays among the many international locations within the British Amber record on account of Covid-19 pandemic.
In line with Manchester Night Information, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, final Might, confirmed that abroad holidays can resume however solely to a restricted variety of “inexperienced record” international locations. This implies (vacationers) should not journey to international locations positioned on both “amber” or “pink” record for leisure functions, because the (UK) authorities guidelines state “that you could not journey to amber record international locations for leisure functions. For individuals who do journey, or journey by way of, an amber record nation, they need to quarantine at residence for ten days on return to the UK. “And so they should additionally take a COVID-19 check on or earlier than day 2 and on or after day 8.
In the meantime, based on the Telegraph, ‘the amber record options international locations that individuals in England are solely allowed to go to in the event that they quarantine for 10 days on their return. Whereas persons are legally allowed to go to them, the federal government is at the moment advising in opposition to journey to international locations on the amber record. Not like these on the pink record, the principles for quarantine aren’t as stringent – that means folks can achieve this at residence, relatively than a lodge.’
As well as, ‘folks arriving within the UK from amber record international locations should carry a damaging Covid check (accomplished throughout the final 72 hours) with them to frame management, or danger a superb. They need to additionally full a passenger locator type.’
Nonetheless, ‘majority of Europe has made the amber record. Inexperienced international locations are these with low case charges, few rising variants, excessive vaccine charges and entry to genomic. Though European international locations are hoping to hurry up their vaccine rollouts, many have nonetheless solely given a fraction of the inhabitants their first dose. For that motive, they have not made it to the inexperienced record but – leaving greater than 100 international locations on the amber record, together with another in style locations.’