Amended: Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (England) Regulations 2020

15 February 2021

Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (England) Regulations 2020

From 4am on 15 February 2021, the Regulations are amended to impose the following requirements:

on travellers from countries listed in Schedule B1 to obtain a package comprising of booking 10 days in accommodation designated by the Secretary of State, transportation to the accommodation and for tests for the coronavirus on day 2 and day 8 after their arrival in England. Schedule B1A sets out exceptions to the obligation to obtain the package.

on travellers from outside the common travel area to obtain a testing package comprising a booking for two tests for the detection of SARS-CoV-2. The first test to be taken within two days of a traveller's arrival in England and it is to be capable of permitting genomic sequencing of any sample. The second test is to be taken after seven days of the traveller's arrival in England.

Please see our coronavirus document for an overview of further legislation relating to the Coronavirus.

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