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Full list of 33 nations where hotel quarantine rules apply OLD

<p>Arrivals from certain countries will have to stay at designated quarantine hotels</p> (AP)

Arrivals from certain countries will have to stay at designated quarantine hotels

(AP)

Eleven months after the coronavirus pandemic began, the UK government has introduced mandatory hotel quarantine for all arrivals from 33 “high-risk” countries.

The tighter travel restrictions are designed to reduce the introduction and transmission of new variants of the virus.

The strategy of using quarantine hotels or other government-mandated facilities where travellers must self-isolate has already proven successful in other countries including Singapore, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand.

But which countries are high risk and what are the rules? Here’s everything you need to know.

Which countries

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FCA Greenlights Specialist Medical List For Travel Insurance

Law360, London (January 28, 2021, 6:39 PM GMT) — The Financial Conduct Authority has approved a new travel insurance industry directory of specialist providers for people with more serious preexisting medical conditions.

The British Insurance Brokers Association’s list of specialists, launched on Wednesday, is aimed at travelers who face steep premiums, are declined coverage or have policies canceled because of a medical condition.

The FCA-sanctioned travel insurance directory comes in addition to one published by the Money and Pensions Service, which was set up by the government to provide impartial advice.

“All firms that offer retail travel insurance must include

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Countries on UK travel ‘red list’ have ten times lower Covid case rates than Britain

Namibia is one of 33 countries from which visitors are banned - Getty
Namibia is one of 33 countries from which visitors are banned – Getty

Just two of the 33 countries on the UK’s travel “red list” have a higher Covid case rate than the UK, The Telegraph’s analysis has shown, while several are seeing more than 10 times fewer infections than Britain.

Under tough new border rules, citizens of red list countries are banned from visiting the UK, while British residents returning from these destinations will soon be forced to spend 10 days under guard in a quarantine hotel.

However, the latest data suggests that the chance of an infected

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