LONDON – – People traveling to the U.K. from Saudi Arabia will no longer have to quarantine on entry, the British government announced on Thursday.
After 4 a.m. on Saturday Dec 12, Saudis flying into Britain will not need to self – isolate once granted entry.
Saudi Arabia’s addition to the UK’S exemption list followed ‘in – depth analysis’ of the coronavirus (Covid -19) epidemic in the Kingdom, a British government statement said.
The Kingdom was added to the U.K.’s travel corridor list of coronavirus (COVID – 19) epidemic in the Kingdom, a British government statement.
The Kingdom was added to the U.K.’s travel corridor list of exempt countries along with Botswana.
The UK’s transport minister Grand Shapps tweeted: ‘BOTSWANA and SAUDI ARABIA have been ADDED to the #TravelCorridor list.
‘If you arrive from these places after 4 a.m. Sat December you do NOT need to self – isolate’.