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Hundreds of British tourists in Swiss resorts do not want to quarantine and leave late at night.

Hundreds of British tourists in Swiss resorts do not want to quarantine and leave late at night.

Due to the spread of the mutant coronavirus in the United Kingdom, many countries around the world have issued flight bans with the United Kingdom since the 20th of this month.

In Switzerland, British tourists arriving before the “no-air ban” came into effect were also required to be quarantined, but the Swiss ski resort Verbier confirmed on the 27th that hundreds of British tourists in the area refused to quarantine and took advantage of the night to leave.

Located in the Alps, Verbier is famous for its luxurious ski resorts and is very popular with the rich in Britain.

According to statistics, 21% of Welbye skiers are from the United Kingdom, and during the traditional holidays at the end of the year and the beginning of the year, a large number of British tourists flock to enjoy the pleasure of skiing in Welby.

On the 19th of this month, the British government announced that the UK will tighten epidemic prevention restrictions due to the discovery of a faster-spreading coronavirus variant.

On the 20th, British Health Secretary Hancock admitted that “the spread of the mutant coronavirus in the UK has lost control”. Subsequently, led by European countries, many countries and regions around the world closed their borders to Britons.

Switzerland also issued a flight ban with the United Kingdom and required British people to enter Switzerland after the 14th of this month to be quarantined for 10 days.

According to Verbier’s ski resort on the 27th, after the quarantine order was issued, about 200 of their 420 British guests “only isolated for one day” and “severed off at night”; local media reported that there may be 350 British tourists who “run away overnight”. More.

The British guests “have run away”, according to the staff at the resort hotel that quarantined the British guests, “multiple calls to no one answered” and then found that “the meals delivered to the door of the room were not moved”.

The whereabouts of the escaped British tourists are not clear at present. Some of them have been reported in the media that some of them “have appeared in Switzerland’s neighboring France”.

The governments of Switzerland and the United Kingdom have not responded to this matter at present.

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