Britain plans to eliminate quarantine for fully vaccinated individuals

On Friday, the transport minister, Grant Shapps informed on the matter, following a day after declaring a rule change for those in Britain who had both shots.  

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According to Reuters reports, Britain proposes to dismiss mandatory quarantine for fully vaccinated individuals arriving from other countries in the next weeks.

On Friday, the transport minister, Grant Shapps informed on the matter, following a day after declaring a rule change for those in Britain who had both shots.

Shapps informed Sky News, “We want to be able to open that up for people. We are actively working on it.” He further affirmed that in the coming couple of weeks he will be able to come forward and say more about other locations in the world.

On Thursday, he informed that fully vaccinated British residents arriving in England from medium risk amber countries will no longer require to self isolate on their arrival. Furthermore, he elaborated that the process of identifying vaccination status would concentrate on countries administering WHO-approved vaccines. He revealed that the process was complex as each country provides different certification systems.

Grant Shapps in an interview with the ‘BBC’ voiced, ” It is easier from the EU because they are creating their own digital passports, it is more complicated from other countries, the U.S., for example, don’t have a digitized system.”

As per reports, Britain registered 32,551 COVID cases on Wednesday as infection increased due to the contagious Delta Variant. Earlier, the country also witnessed the worst death tolls in Europe with around 128,000 fatalities.