Remaining countries on England's Covid travel red list set to be removed
The remaining countries on England's Covid travel red list are set to be removed, the BBC understands.
This applies to people vaccinated- including Brazil, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, South Africa and Turkey.You must be able toprove you are fully vaccinated.The changes also apply to under-18s resident in one of these countries, whether or not they are vaccinated.
Upon arrivalFully vaccinated people coming to England no longer have to take a PCR test two days after arrival. They can use cheaper and simpler lateral flow tests instead.The change also applies tounder-18s who live in the UK or one of about 100 countries
, whether or not they are vaccinated.Passengers need to book tests before travelling to the UK. They must send a picture to verify the result. The lateral flow tests for travel must be bought from private providers - NHS kits cannot be used.Passenger locator forms remain compulsory. headtopics.com
Wales and Scotland will introduce the same changes from 31 October. Northern Ireland has indicated it may follow but has not confirmed a date.What if I'm unvaccinated?If you aren't fully vaccinated - and you're over 18 - you still have to self-isolate at home for 10 days after arrival in the UK.Read more: BBC News (UK) »
Boris Johnson backs ban on MPs' lobbying work in wake of Westminster sleaze row
Boris Johnson has set out plans to ban MPs from working as paid political consultants or lobbyists in the wake of Westminster's sleaze row.
In other news. All countries set to ban England from entering theirs.
Army accidentally gave 3 people COVID vaccine instead of 'flu shot'The United States Army has launched an investigation after three people who went to get their flu shot were given the Pfizer COVID vaccine instead at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Fears for Benidorm hols as tourist bosses blame Covid spike on Brit touristsSPANISH health chiefs have admitted they are “worried” about the spike in Covid cases in Benidorm and have pointed the finger at British holidaymakers. Ana Barcelo, Health Minister for th…
UK economy to regain pre-Covid peak at year-end – OBRThe Office for Budget Responsibility now believes the economy will return to its pre-Covid level at the ‘turn of the year’.
High-tech air filters could put an end to Covid transmission in hospitals🦠An air filtration machine made all traces of Covid-19 “disappear” from the air in a hospital ward, a study has revealed
Covid Plan B WON'T be triggered yet as PM warned it'll cost economy up to £18bnTHERE’S now a “less than 20 per cent chance” Boris Johnson will need to trigger new Covid restrictions due to falling cases, insiders say. Whitehall officials are increasingly con… So next week then 🤡 There’s no need for it the hospitals are fine. Fckin ridiculous just get on with life you softies
Ministers put off Covid decisions for two weeksHolding back on restrictions comes as some experts and the Labour Party have called for measures to be introduced