Guernsey is without doubt one of the Channel Islands within the English Channel that’s positioned simply off the gorgeous French coast. The island has been fashionable with Britons on the lookout for a vacation nearer to residence. Guernsey is thought for its coastal surroundings, seaside resorts and Fortress Cornet, a 13th-century harbor island fortress within the capital of St. Peter Port.
However for the reason that coronavirus pandemic hit Europe earlier this yr, the island, like many different nations has been quieter than standard.
The pandemic has brought about nations the world over together with the UK to implement journey restrictions on arrivals.
From midnight tonight, passengers arriving into Guernsey from some areas in England must self-isolate for 14 days.
The States of Guernsey determined to impose the brand new measures after the UK’s common case charge over a seven-day interval surged above 30 instances per 100,000 folks final week.
The States of Guernsey has cut up the UK into Teams A, B and C.
Areas with an infection charges under 30 per 100,000 over a seven-day interval will stay in Group B.
Arrivals from these areas will likely be allowed to go away quarantine in the event that they check damaging for COVID-19 after being in quarantine for seven days.
The areas in Group A, which entails two weeks in quarantine, are London, the North East, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, Northern Eire and the Republic of Eire and Scotland.
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Wales is presently on Guernsey’s “watch record”, in line with their web site together with Bonaire, Sint Eustatius & Saba, Denmark, Slovakia and Slovenia.
The east of England, South East and South West are all in Group B.
Nations and areas will transfer into the Group A class in the event that they report greater than 30 instances of coronavirus per 100,000 over seven consecutive days.
A Group C nation or area is one which “has eradicated COVID-19 or has a comparable prevalence of an infection to the Bailiwick, along with a strong and clear testing technique.”
To date, the Isle of Man is the one area in Group C.
States of Guernsey’s Twitter web page has been offering updates on the UK’s categorisation.
They stated right now: “Keep in mind, from 00.01 15 Sept (tonight) regional variations for England start. That you must declare which areas you have stopped at all through your journey.
“The classifications can change at brief discover & might affect self-isolation time upon arrival.”
If an individual’s journey historical past is unclear or complicated, they are going to be initially requested to self-isolate for 14 days by the Guernsey Border Company.
Guernsey reported its first coronavirus case since Could on September 7.
The person was a passenger who has lately come again from the UK.
The particular person adopted journey recommendation and went into self-isolation.