UK removes Dominican Republic from its red list of risky travel destinations

 Tuesday, November 2, 2021 


The British Government recently has declared that it will take away the DominicanRepublic, Colombia, Peru, Panama, Haiti, Venezuela, and Ecuador from its red list of risky travel destinations due to coronavirus.

The UK Minister for Transport, Grant Shapps, has emphasized the fact that for now, the classification system of travel destinations will not change.

Passengers from those seven countries, As of Monday, November 1st, will no longer have to quarantine themselves for ten days in any Government designated hotel.

Also, the ban that was prevalent and stopped entry of tourists from to the United Kingdom from those destinations without British nationality or a residence permit in the country will also be raised.

“The reason we have now been able to remove these seven countries (from the list) is that we are no longer concerned about their particular variants” of coronavirus, Shapps told the BBC public network.”

“We are prepared to add countries and territories back if necessary,” said Shapps. The British Government also said regarding travelers with a complete vaccination schedule from one of the 135 countries, with the only requirement to undertake an antigen test to detect COVID-19 upon arrival.

Those over 18 years of age who are not vaccinated completely or who come from a territory where the vaccination certificate is not recognized must cut off for ten days upon arrival from others and stay in a place chosen by them, and undergo three tests: one before you fly and two more in the days after your arrival

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