Aviation: Quarantine:Written question - 51564

Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Aviation: Quarantine
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the scientific evidence is for imposing a quarantine requirement on arrivals from countries with a lower rate of covid-19 infection than the UK.
Answered by: Kevin Foster
Answered on: 09 June 2020

The scientific advice is that when domestic transmission of Covid-19 is reduced, new health measures at the border are an important part of managing the risk of new cases entering the UK from abroad and contributing to a second peak of the virus.

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