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U.Ok. Removes Spain From Checklist of Secure Locations to Journey Following a Surge of COVID-19 Instances

U.K. Removes Spain From List of Safe Places to Travel Following a Surge of COVID-19 Cases


(LONDON) — Britain is advising individuals to not journey to Spain and has eliminated the nation from the listing of secure locations to go to following a surge of COVID-19 instances.

The Division for Transport issued a press release late Saturday warning that as of midnight, anybody getting back from trip in Spain must self-isolate.

“Following a big change during the last week in each the extent and tempo of change in confirmed instances, Spain has been faraway from the listing of nations the place individuals shouldn’t have to self-isolate when arriving into to the UK,” the Division for Transport mentioned in a press release.

Folks already on vacation in Spain have been being urged to return house as regular and verify the International Workplace”s recommendation pages for additional data.

Spain has reported over 900 new every day infections for the final two days as authorities warn that the nation that misplaced over 28,000 lives earlier than getting its outbreak below management may very well be dealing with the beginning of a second main outbreak.

“Defending public well being is our absolute precedence and we’ve taken this choice to restrict any potential unfold to the U.Ok.,” the federal government mentioned.

Britain has Europe’s worst outbreak, with over 45,800 confirmed virus-related deaths.