The UK has announced a ban on non-essential international and out-of-country travel until at least May 17. This was announced by the Prime Minister of Great Britain in light of the increase in COVID cases.
Although the aviation and travel sectors have been hit the hardest by the epidemic, recent travel bans have come in the wake of the spread of the new COVID-19 strain.
Referring to the travel ban, Prime Minister Johnson said that in addition to the ban on nonessential domestic travel, overnight stays and self-catering would also not be allowed before April 12.
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Emphasizing the closure roadmap, Johnson said: “This is part of the second phase of the roadmap and this first step – will take place at least five weeks after March 8 – but postponed at the behest of the Prime Minister and his advisers. ” to be done is necessary. “
Also, for international holidays, he said it would not be allowed before May 17. This would give people enough time to plan their summer, he stressed.
He also said that the UK and other governments should earmark specific support to the sector to help ensure viable airports can resume.
Meanwhile, Johnson also said the government’s Global Travel Taskforce would recommend releasing a report by April 12, recommending how international travel could resume.