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COVID-19: Boris Johnson warns Britons not to travel to Orange List countries on vacation | Political news

The Prime Minister has warned people against traveling to Amber List countries on vacation or for leisure.

“I think it’s very important that people understand what an Orange List country is: it’s not a place you should go on vacation, let me be very clear about that”, Boris Johnson mentionned.

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Thousands of people have traveled to Orange List destinations since the ban on holidays abroad was lifted, such as France, Greece, Spain and the United States.

More than 150 flights are said to have left on Monday.

The PM – who says keep hope ending all UK foreclosure measures in June despite the concern over the so-called Indian variant – stressed that if people go to an Amber List country, they “absolutely” have to do it “for urgent family or business reasons”.

“Please keep in mind that you will have to self-isolate, you will have to take tests and do your passenger locator form and everything,” he said.

International leisure travel resumed in England on Monday as part of the government’s easing roadmap COVID-19[female[feminine restrictions.

A traffic light system is now in place, with nations being designated on the green, amber or red list depending on their coronavirus situation.

Green List Countries – like Portugal and Israel – can be visited without the need to quarantine upon return to the UK. People still have to perform pre and post COVID testing.

People returning from Orange List destinations must quarantine themselves at home after returning, pass a series of COVID tests and complete a passenger locator form.

British citizens returning from Red List countries must quarantine at a …

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This notice was published: 2021-05-18 15:49:00