ITALY is at risk of being the latest destination to be added to the UK’s quarantine list as the daily infection rate continues to climb.
The country is one of the few remaining places left open to Brits without needing to self-isolate.
Italy recently introduced new restrictions on British tourists, requiring a negative coronavirus test to be able to enter the country, or to have a test on arrival and risk quarantine.
Yet using data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Italy’s daily new cases are triple what the UK government warns puts a destination at risk of quarantine.
Italy’s new cases per 100,000 are at 53, over the last seven days – countries above 20 are at risk.
PC Agency’s Paul Charles warned: “Italy jumps above 50/100,000 – no other country on our list at that level has an air corridor so highly possible it could lose it in Thursday’s review.”
Cyprus has also leapt into the “red” zone due to a spike in daily coronavirus cases, putting the island at risk of quarantine restrictions.
With just 2,047 cases since the crisis began, Cyprus has seen daily infections jump from less than five per day to 41 new cases yesterday.
However, earlier this month, the Mediterranean island saw nearly half of the new cases coming from incoming tourists – with the majority being from the UK.
Of the 23 new cases, 10 of them were from tourists entering the country – six of which were British tourists.
There are very few destinations open to Brits which don’t require a two-week quarantine back in the UK or a negative coronavirus test on arrival.
Some of the Greek islands are still open without restriction, along with Germany, depending on where you arrive from in the UK.
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