February 10th – On the 9th local time, British Health Secretary Hancock announced that passengers arriving in England must be quarantined in hotels and paid £1,750 for this purpose.
Passengers who fail to quarantine in government-designated hotels will face up to £10,000. Fine.
According to the BBC on the 9th, the British government has put 33 countries on the “red list”.
Starting from February 15, passengers from these countries must be quarantined in the hotel for 10 days and pay 1,750 pounds after arriving in England, and tourists arriving in Scotland must also be quarantined in hotels.
Travelers destined for Wales and Northern Ireland must be quarantined in England.
Hancock also said that arriving passengers in England will face a fine of £10,000 and up to 10 years in prison if they conceal the fact that they have traveled to the “red list” country.
The British government has signed contracts with 16 hotels, and 4,600 rooms will be used for isolation.
According to the data released by the British government on the 9th, there were 12,364 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom on the same day, with a total of 3972,148 confirmed cases; 1,052 new deaths and 113,850 deaths.
As of 9th, over 12.6 million people in the UK had received the first dose of coronavirus vaccine.