TRAVEL BANS will now be in place for visitors from four more countries as they are placed on England’s red list.
International travellers from the Philippines, Pakistan, Kenya and Bangladesh will be refused entry into England from 4am on Friday, April 9.
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Four more countries have joined England’s red travel listCredit: Nigel Howard
Philippines has been added to England’s red list – meaning all non-UK citizens will be refused entryCredit: Getty – Contributor
Only people with British and Irish citizenship – or residence rights in the UK – will be allowed to enter England from next Friday.
But Brits who do arrive from these countries will be required to self-isolate in a government-approved hotel quarantine facility for 10 days.
They will also be required to take a coronavirus test on day two and day eight – and they will NOT be allowed to shorten their quarantine period if they get a negative test result.
Full list of red list travel ban countries from April 9
- Cape Verde
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- French Guiana
- South Africa
- United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Philippines, Pakistan, Kenya and Bangladesh have have joined England’s red list to protect the country against new variants of Covid.
They join the other 35 countries on the red list – which includes the UAE, South American and nations in South Africa.
The refusal to enter England includes if travellers departed from or transited through the four countries.
No direct flight bans from these countries will be put in place, but passengers are advised to check their travel plans before departing for England.
All British citizens who travel from the four countries must quarantine in government hotels from April 9Credit: Alamy
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