Travellers arriving in England will be able to end their quarantine period with a negative coronavirus test after five days from December 15, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.
British Airways passengers will be tested for coronavirus in a bid to prove the UK’s quarantine policy should be scrapped.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has insisted the Government is making “very good progress” in developing a testing regime to reduce the 14-day quarantine period for international arrivals.
Scots returning from Denmark must self-isolate for 14 days after widespread coronavirus outbreaks in the country’s mink farms.
Aberdeen airport bosses question new quarantine restrictions on people arriving from Germany, Denmark and Sweden
Bosses at a north-east airport have questioned a Scottish Government decision to place quarantine restrictions on people arriving from three countries.
Demark has been added to Scotland’s travel quarantine list after human outbreaks of a coronavirus variant linked to mink farms, the First Minister has confirmed.
Travellers from Cyprus and Lithuania will have to self-isolate on arrival in Scotland for 14 days.
Cyprus and Lithuania have been removed from the Government’s list of travel corridors, the Department for Transport has announced.
More than 1,000 people who should have been self-isolating after entering the UK from abroad could not be traced by the police, new figures show.
The Government has been accused of “allowing their rich friends to buck the system” following reports that business workers are to be exempt from the 14-day quarantine rule.
A pre-departure rapid Covid-19 testing facility has been launched at Heathrow Airport.
The new boss of British Airways has demanded that the self-isolation requirement for international arrivals is replaced by Covid-19 tests before departure.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced further changes to the Government’s travel quarantine exemption list, removing three countries and adding one.
Travellers to Scotland from Italy, San Marino and the Vatican will soon have to self-isolate for 14 days after arrival.
A task force to develop a coronavirus testing system for travellers arriving in the UK has been unveiled.
Quarantine restrictions are increasingly likely to be imposed on travellers arriving in the UK from Italy, mainland Greece and Sweden, new figures suggest.
US President Donald Trump has tonight been admitted to hospital following his positive Covid-19 diagnosis.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has urged Scots to not holiday abroad during the October break due to the increase of coronavirus cases in the country.
Travellers from Turkey, Poland and the Caribbean islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba will now have to quarantine upon arrival in Scotland.
Italy and Poland could be removed from the Government’s quarantine-exemption list following an increase in Covid-19 cases.
Barbados has added the UK to its list of “high risk” countries, meaning arriving holidaymakers will be quarantined for up to a week.
The UK Government has announced the latest changes to its quarantine exemption list, removing four countries and adding none.
Additional resources are being put in place to ensure contact tracers can reach the target of carrying out checks on 20% of Scots required to quarantine after overseas travel.
Coronavirus contact tracers have contacted fewer than one in 20 Scots who are required to quarantine after travelling abroad.
The UK Government has announced the latest changes to its quarantine exemption list of countries.
Thailand and Singapore have been added to the list of travel corridors after a decrease in the rate of coronavirus cases, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.
Heathrow has warned that the Government’s quarantine policy is costing jobs “every day” after recording an 82% decline in passenger numbers last month.
Portugal, Hungary, French Polynesia and Reunion have been removed from the quarantine exemption list, the Transport Secretary said.
Mainland Portugal appears increasingly likely to be removed from the Government’s quarantine-exemption list.
British Airways’ parent company IAG has announced it is cutting flights due to coronavirus travel restrictions and quarantine requirements.