UK introduces compulsory PCR testing for all incoming foreigners

Source : 112 Ukraine

The citizens will also be required to observe quarantine until the negative test result is received
19:07, 29 November 2021

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On November 30, Great Britain will impose the obligatory PCR testing for those who enter the country. The citizens will also be obliged to stay on quarantine until they receive negative test results. Press office of the Embassy of the United Kingdom in Ukraine reported that in their statement.

The restrictions are taking place amidst the new strain of Omicron, the new strain of Covid-19. 

The rules are as follows: 

  1. All who travel to Greait Britan are supposed to have PCR test on the arrival within two days, and to stay on self-isolation until the negative test result is received;
  2. Mask regime is obligatory in stores and public transport; 
  3. All those who potentially could contact those infected with Omicron strain are supposed to remain in self-isolation - regardless their vaccination status.

Related: Japan imposes entry ban for all foreigners due to spread of Omicron strain

The invaccinated travelers will obey the previous set of rules; they are supposed to get three PCR tests - before the arrival, then on the second and the eighth days of the arrival. Observing the quarantine is obligatory, too.
Related: Pfizer, BioNTech begin adapting their vaccine to Covid's Omicron variant
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