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The United Kingdom returned a mandatory quarantine for those arriving from Serbia

The UK has excluded Serbia from the list of countries whose residents will be exempt from mandatory quarantine upon arrival in England, said the official representative of the government of the United Kingdom.

In recent years, the number of cases COVID in Serbia is growing, the authorities are tightening restrictive measures. Died 352 people identified 17.3 thousand patients.

"The joint center for biosecurity and Department of health England has updated the assessment of the coronavirus threat for Serbia based on the last data. The government decided to exclude Serbia from the list of countries from which arriving passengers are not required to observe the mandatory isolation -- Both list - and a list of recommendations of the foreign Ministry for travelling abroad - updated to reflect the latest risk assessment", - told reporters the representative of the government.

A similar restriction applies in Scotland. Government of Wales said that he would support the decision of the authorities of England.

United Kingdom on 3 July published a list of countries whose residents are exempt from the mandatory 14-day quarantine on arrival in England. In the list there is no Russia, USA and Brazil. No and popular with British tourists Portugal and Bulgaria. But UK residents can without the fear to get to 14-day quarantine to spend the summer holidays in Spain, Greece, Italy, France and Cyprus.

The "air corridors" are open, in particular, with Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Fiji, Finland, French Polynesia, Germany, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Seychelles, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey and Vietnam. Previously, the quarantine was lifted with Ireland and the British overseas territories. The government quickly promised to update the list.

Quarantine in pandemic COVID-19 was introduced in Britain on March 23. From mid-June, the authorities gradually relax some of the restrictive measures but still people are recommended to work at home and refrain from traveling around the country and abroad without having.

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