Britain to remove Belgium, Bahamas, Andorra from safe coroanvirus listChristian Fernsby ▼ | August 7, 2020
British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced Thursday that travelers returning to the country from Belgium, the Bahamas and Andorra will have to quarantine at home for 14 days from Saturday, citing rising coronavirus infection levels in the three countries.
Topics: Britain Belgium Bahamas Andorra
In Wales, the restrictions will come into force from midnight Thursday.
People who do not self-isolate when required can be fined in Britain.
At the same time, the British Foreign Office has updated its travel advice to warn against all but essential trips to Andorra, Belgium and the Bahamas.
Nearly 1.8 million British nationals visit Belgium every year while 150,000 visit Andorra. The Bahamas, meanwhile, received more than 36,000 visitors from Britain in 2018. ■