Home Secretary announces new public health measures for all UK arrivals

They include 14 days’ self-isolation for anyone entering the UK, bar a short list of exemptions.

As the transmission rate in the UK falls, and the number of travellers arriving in the UK begins to increase in the coming months, imported cases may pose a larger threat as they could become a higher proportion of the overall number of infections in the UK and increase the spread of the disease.

We need to take action to manage the risk of transmission from this group.

The measures outlined by the Home Secretary include:

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