UK to decide within days whether to put France on COVID red list: Report

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British officials want ministers to decide “within days” whether France should be placed on Britain’s travel ‘red list’ for the most dangerous COVID hot spots which require hotel-based quarantine, Sky News reported on Friday.

“I’m told Whitehall believe there is a short window to make a decision on France -- possibly just days,” Sky deputy political editor Sam Coates said on Twitter.

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“France is the second biggest holiday destination after Spain. Most state schools break up next Friday. There’s a belief a decision needs to be made before then,” he added.


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