COVID-19. Azores moved to UK “green list” from Monday

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According to the list update, done every three weeks, the British government only requires travelers from the Azores to submit a test for Covid-19 done before departure and another in the United Kingdom, but is no longer required to comply Is. .

The Azores will thus join the autonomous region of Madeira from 4:00 a.m. on Monday, which was added to the “green list” at the end of June.

Mainland Portugal remains on the “yellow list”.

Travelers arriving in the UK from a country on the “yellow list” and already having full COVID-19 vaccination will undergo two screening tests, one before travel and one upon arrival, and are exempt from quarantine.

Passengers with incomplete or incomplete vaccination will have to undergo two PCR tests within the first eight days of arrival and complete an isolation period of 10 days.

Canada, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania and Switzerland will also be included in the “green list” by Monday.

In contrast, Thailand and Montenegro are now on the red list, meaning that in addition to testing negative on arrival three days earlier, they will have to live in mandatory isolation in British government-selected housing, which costs $2,660. Euro.

According to the latest report by Agence France-Presse, based on data officials, Covid-19 has caused at least 4,461,431 deaths worldwide, with more than 213.79 million infections by the new coronavirus recorded since the start of the pandemic. in between.

The respiratory disease is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which was detected in late 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China, and has variants currently identified in countries such as the United Kingdom, India, South Africa, Brazil and is together. Turkey.

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About the author: Cory Weinberg

Cory Weinberg covers the intersection of tech and cities. That means digging into how startups and big tech companies are trying to reshape real estate, transportation, urban planning, and travel. Previously, he reported on Bay Area housing and commercial real estate for the San Francisco Business Times. He received a "best young journalist" award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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