The UK government has reopened travel doors for 60 countries and India and America are excluded from the list. As per reports, the UK government is allowing people from 60 low-risk countries to travel without being quarantined and the list does not include India and the US because currently, both are the worst-hit countries in the World.
The list of countries included in the reduced risk list are European destinations like Germany, France, Spain, and Italy as well as Australia and New Zealand. Some of the Asian countries like Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, Mauritius, and Seychelles are also a part of the low-risk list.
UK government excludes India and US from travel list
UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the nation has been reopened for travelers, British people, and British businesses and this is definitely good news. He also added that the entire nation has worked hard for this stage but safety measures should be taken to protect oneself from the deadly virus.
Earlier, the UK government asked all the travelers to get self quarantined for two weeks but now this clause has been removed for tourists and they will not be quarantined for 14 days.
As per reports, the UK reported over 285,000 cases coronavirus cases and 44,000 deaths in the country which is way less than the US and China. Till now the virus has infected over 10 million people and around 521,000 people have lost their lives across the world.