The UK is transferring Canada to its “inexperienced” record for journey starting subsequent Monday.
Meaning Canadians travelling to the U.Okay. is not going to must quarantine upon arrival, even when they haven’t been absolutely vaccinated.
The British Division for Transport says they’ll nonetheless must take COVID-19 checks inside three days earlier than leaving for the U.Okay. and one other one two days after arriving.
The change will take impact Aug. 30 at 4 a.m.
The UK has additionally added Denmark, Finland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Switzerland and the Azores to its inexperienced record, saying the chance of COVID-19 from travellers from these international locations is low.
In the meantime, the U.Okay. is including Thailand and Montenegro to its “crimson” record on the identical time, saying the elevated case counts in these international locations imply the next threat to public well being.
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