Britain ready to lift quarantine
The quarantine restrictions will be lifted in four stages from March 8 to June 21. Air traffic will open in May.
The UK government has set a deadline for lifting quarantine restrictions imposed in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic from March 8 to June 21. The corresponding statement was made by the country’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, February 22, during a speech in parliament.
According to the head of government, the abolition of quarantine will take place in four stages.
So, first of all, educational institutions will open, citizens will be allowed to meet on the street in groups of up to six people, bans on group outdoor sports will be lifted, tennis courts and golf courses, football and cricket games will open.
Phase two, which Johnson said will open on April 12 at the earliest, will open stores selling non-essentials, hairdressers, beauty salons and gyms, as well as zoos, amusement parks, outdoor cinemas, libraries and museums. Catering establishments will be able to serve customers at tables on the street.
At the third stage, from May 17, we intend to open pubs, restaurants, cinemas, hotels. Will be allowed to organize weddings, funerals, receptions with up to 30 guests.
At the same stage, the British authorities plan to resume full-fledged air traffic with other countries.
At the last stage, from June 21, preliminary, all restrictions will be removed. However, the prime minister warned, there is a possibility of introducing mass testing of participants in events with a large number of people. In addition, there will be requirements to wear masks, keep distance and, if possible, work remotely.
We will remind, earlier Boris Johnson informed that in Britain a quarter of the population has already been vaccinated – more than 15 million citizens.
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