14-day quarantine for all arrivals in the UK


The United Kingdom will quarantine passengers arriving from abroad for 14 days to limit the spread of the new coronavirus. This was announced today by the British Minister in charge of Northern Ireland – Brandon Lewis, quoted by AFP.

“People arriving in the UK must remain quarantined to ‘keep’ the rate of transmission,” Lewis told Sky News.

Later today, Interior Minister Priti Patel will brief the details of the quarantine, Sky News reported, quoted by Reuters.

According to preliminary information from the BBC, there will be fines for violating the quarantine and they will be from 1,000 British pounds.

Healthcare workers and carriers, as well as those arriving from the Republic of Ireland, will be exempted from the quarantine measure. There will be no exceptions for those arriving from France, as the government had previously announced, the BBC reports.

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