UK HAVE ‘STRONGEST BORDER MEASURES IN THE WORLD’
Safeguarding minister Victoria Atkins has defended the UK’s resolution solely to introduce a lodge quarantine system practically a 12 months into the pandemic, saying the UK has all the time had a number of the strongest measures on this planet.
Talking to BBC Breakfast, she stated: “We’re following the information in our personal nation and making use of the measures that apply in our personal nations.
“So we now have a number of the strongest border measures on this planet and as of Monday, with the introduction of the crimson record set of nations, these measures will likely be even stronger.”
When requested why the UK’s requirements are decrease than Australia’s, which has had fewer than 1,000 Covid-19 deaths, she repeated that British requirements are among the many highest on this planet.
“When somebody arrives from a crimson record nation, they are going to be escorted with safety guards to a Authorities-facilitated lodge, they are going to be required to remain in that room – with the occasional gulp of recent air – however they’re required to remain in that room for 10 days,” she stated.