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Atruchecks in partnership with Eurofins Scientific to provide Covid-19 PCR Test service

UK firm Atruchecks has entered a new partnership with international laboratory group Eurofins Scientific to help provide an accredited Covid-19 PCR test express service, capable of delivering results within 24 hours.

UK updates quarantine list

The UK government has imposed quarantine measures on arrivals from a host of countries, with people entering the country from France, the Netherlands, Monaco, Malta, the Turks and Caicos Islands, and Aruba all required to self-isolate for 14 days from 04:00 BST on Saturday.

Quarantine should have been in place earlier, committee says

The Home Affairs Committee has said that the government could have curbed the spread of Covid-19 in the UK if it had introduced its quarantine on arrivals into the country at an earlier stage.

Mixed response to Spain’s removal from quarantine-free list

Health minister Helen Whately has said the government made the “right” choice and acted “rapidly and decisively” by removing Spain from the UK’s quarantine free list over the weekend, despite criticism from the travel industry and Labour.

Covid-19: UK quarantine exemptions list now live

From Friday this week, travellers entering the UK from countries on the quarantine exemptions list are not required to self-isolate for 14 days.

France, Spain, Germany and Italy included on quarantine free list

The government has published a list of countries which will be exempt from the UK Covid-19 quarantine law from July 10, with travellers from France, Spain, Germany and Italy among others no longer required to go into self-isolation on arrival.

Former transport minister criticises quarantine law as government looks to scrap air bridge plans

Conservative MP and former transport minister Theresa Villiers has taken aim at the Covid-19 quarantine law for new arrivals in the UK, saying it has not been worth the damage caused to the travel industry.

Home secretary outlines UK quarantine plan

Speaking in the House of Commons on Wednesday, home secretary Priti Patel laid out the government’s plans for a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all new arrivals in the UK.

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