Mandatory quarantine due to Corona: quickly back to the island

The re-introduction of a mandatory Quarantine in the UK for travellers from France, has encountered criticism, and has caught many tourists cold. The government

Mandatory quarantine due to Corona: quickly back to the island

The re-introduction of a mandatory Quarantine in the UK for travellers from France, has encountered criticism, and has caught many tourists cold. The government in London had announced in the night of Friday, that travelers from France, the Netherlands, Malta and other areas from Saturday to early to go to again in a 14-day Isolation. The BBC estimated that about 160,000 tourists from the UK currently in France alone. Many tried to come in even before the entry into force of the new scheme in the home.

The railway company Eurostar has warned travellers on a Friday to come without a Ticket to Paris Gare du Nord train station. From there, the Eurostar trains to London. "Our trains in the UK are today busy very strong," it said in the case of Eurostar. Also, the car train that goes from Calais to Folkestone, the Eurotunnel was fully booked. "Due to the recent announcement by the government of our Shuttles are fully booked now until tomorrow morning. There is no more Tickets are available, and we do not sell Tickets at the Check-in,“ wrote the operator on Twitter. "Please don't arrive at the Terminal, if you do not have a valid Ticket for today's trip."

The ferry company DFDS has announced four additional Crossings, but also warned of arriving without a Ticket. Paris wants to respond to the British mandatory Quarantine for travellers from France and an equivalent measure for travellers from the United Kingdom to introduce. We regret the British decision, and hope for a speedy return to normality, with a divided Europe, Secretary of state Clément Beaune on Friday via Twitter. The Hague announced that no mandatory quarantines for travelers from the United Kingdom to introduce. The Netherlands increased but the travel warning for the UK.

a British transport Minister: "limited scope"

at the same time with the aggravation for travelers to London, announced a relaxation of the measures within England. For example, celebrations are from Saturday to a wedding with a maximum of 30 guests allowed. Also casinos, Bowling centers and Indoor game courts are permitted to re-open. The penalties for Non-compliance with the measures, however, were increased. "To be able to these things again, open the door, but to close corridors for travel elsewhere, is all part of the same thing," defended the British transport Minister Grant shapp's action in the BBC. You have only a limited leeway available to keep the pandemic in check.

Updated Date: 14 August 2020, 14:20

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