COVID-19: UK to remove Belgium, Andorra and Bahamas from safe travel list

COVID-19: UK to remove Belgium, Andorra and Bahamas from safe travel list

The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Brussels
People wearing protective masks are seen next to a sign indicating that wearing a mask is mandatory, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), near Brussels Grand Place in central Brussels, Belgium Aug 6, 2020. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)

LONDON: Passengers arriving into Britain from Belgium, the Bahamas and Andorra will need to quarantine for 14 days due to concerns over rising COVID-19 infection rates, transport minister Grant Shapps said on Thursday (Aug 6).

"Data shows we need to remove Andorra, Belgium and The Bahamas from our list of #coronavirus Travel Corridors in order to keep infection rates down," Shapps wrote on Twitter.

"If you arrive in the UK after 0400 Saturday from these destinations, you will need to self-isolate for 14 days."

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