Quarantine period reduced

Quarantine period reduced.


The quarantine period for returning holidaymakers from the Balearics to Britain will be reduced to 10 days from December 14, the British government announced this morning.

The changes were announced by the UK's chief medical officers and will come into force in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland from 14 December. It already applies in Wales.

The reduction in the period follows a review of the current available evidence by England's chief medical officer, Professor Chris Whitty; Scotland's chief medical officer, Dr Gregor Smith; Northern Ireland's chief medical officer, Dr Michael McBride and Wales' chief medical officer Dr Frank Atherton.

The health chiefs said in a joint statement that following a review of the evidence, they were "confident" that the self-isolation period could be shortened.


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Geoff / Hace 4 months

Got to agree with Tom some of the nasty underhand comments that have been posted in these columns over the past 12 months has been disgraceful looks like your blaming the bits for the entire pandemic You really need to take a long hard look at your selves and realise your a tourist resort and with out our Euros you will simply turn in to a 3rd world location. Living on a bread line You should be looking to welcome the British back with open arms


Tom / Hace 4 months

Don’t get your hopes up brits still won’t come to an unwelcoming Mallorca especially as you think and I stress think your better than us and especially when we read comments from your dim expats