Downing Street acknowledged that travelers who travel for the purpose of tourism, starting from the 17th of this month, to 12 countries and regions (the so-called “green list”), including Portugal, Israel and Gibraltar, will not have to undergo the quarantine period. Their return. Countries such as France, Spain, Greece and Italy were excluded from the list. British Transport Minister Grant Shaps explained the new rules for the summer, stressing that the countries on the Green List will be monitored constantly, and the situation will be reviewed every three weeks.
Doubts also about the Champions League final on May 29 between Manchester City and Chelsea in Istanbul after the British government placed Turkey on the red travel list. British Transport Secretary Grant Shaps said travel to Red List countries is only permitted in the “most extreme circumstances” and that anyone returning from a Red List country must enter and pay for mandatory hotel quarantine. “This means that the fans should not go to Turkey,” said Shaps, who raised the possibility of taking the match to England.
France is extending the mandatory quarantine to 7 other countries
Travelers from seven other countries, including Turkey, will have to observe a mandatory ten-day quarantine upon arrival in France, as part of measures to combat the Coronavirus: this was reported by French government sources, quoting AFP. In addition to Turkey, this restrictive measure will apply to Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. The procedure will take effect at midnight on Saturday. To date, in France, there are five countries that are under similar quarantine: Brazil, India, Chile, South Africa and Argentina.