Plans to significantly open up international travel are expected to be announced on Wednesday, and UK ministers are ready to allow people who have been fully vaccinated in the US and the EU to avoid quarantine if they arrive from countries. from the amber list.
The move would benefit millions of people by finally allowing them to reunite with family and friends in the UK, as well as businesses in the aviation and tourism sectors that have been severely affected by the pandemic.
Currently, only those who have been vaccinated by the NHS are eligible for a “Covid pass” to show upon return that would allow them to skip the self-isolation period of up to 10 days if they come from an Amber list country, per the rules. of the traffic light system that classifies countries according to their case, variant and vaccination rates.
Last week it was confirmed by Vaccine Minister Nadhim Zahawi that those who had been jabbed abroad but were still registered with a GP in the UK could have those doses recognized as of August.