This means that those who visit these countries will no longer have to book a quarantine hotel package for when they return to UK.
The UAE, Bahrain, Qatar and India have been moved from the red list to the amber list in the latest review of the UK government’s traffic light system for international travel.
This means that those who visit these countries will no longer have to book a quarantine hotel package for when they return to England.
Instead, they can follow amber list rules: those who have been fully vaccinated or are under the age of 18 need not quarantine and must simply present a negative lateral flow test prior to departure, and take a PCR test within two days of arrival in the UK.
Unvaccinated travellers will have to quarantine at home for 10 days and take a Covid-19 test on days two and eight after arriving back in England, or pay for an extra test on day five to finish self-isolating early.
Today’s announcement also demonstrates the need for continued caution.
The changes will come into effect at 4am on Sunday 8 August.
Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid said: “As we learn to live with this virus we are continuing to take steps to safely reopen international travel, based on the latest data and expert public health advice.
“The vaccines have already prevented around 60,000 deaths and 22 million infections in England, and with over 7 in 10 adults in the UK now double jabbed we are building a wall of defence against the disease.
“As well as moving more countries to the green list, today’s announcement also demonstrates the need for continued caution. Further countries have been added to the red list to help protect the success of our vaccine rollout from the threat of new variants.”
In the latest review, four destinations were also downgraded from amber to red — Georgia, Mexico, La Reunion and Mayotte — necessitating returning travellers to book an 11-night hotel quarantine package.
Additionally, the amber plus list has been scrapped.
Suchetha Satish, 14, UAE-based Indian teenager is spreading COVID-19 awareness in 22 languages by singing and composing songs.
The United Arab Emirates on Saturday sent an aid plane containing seven metric tonnes of medical supplies to India to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The official also told a press conference on Tuesday that six confirmed new cases of COVID-19 were detected in Goa, while 13 persons were cured, bringing down the state's active COVID-19 tally to 22.
Besides books and authors, a colourful and entertaining combination of dance, music and interactive theatre await visitors at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2021) which will run from November 3-13 at the Expo Centre Sharjah.
Let not the seemingly boundless outer space engulf man of his limitations but let it be a means to help him understand and clasp to his bosom his and others’ limitations.
Sheikh Ahmed was introduced to the observation cabins of Ain Dubai, which provide visitors the perfect vantage point for 360-degree views of Dubai, over the waters of the Arabian Gulf. The 48 passenger cabins have the capacity to carry more than 1,750 visitors at once.
Qureshi said Pakistan was determined to help Afghanistan avoid a collapse of its economy and had agreed measures to ease some border restrictions and facilitate trade, including on-arrival visas for Afghan business travellers. "