The Department for Transport has updated its list of travel corridors, removing the requirement to quarantine on arrival from a number of destinations including Sri Lanka and Uruguay.

The DfT said that Israel, Jerusalem, Namibia, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba, the Northern Mariana Islands and the US Virgin Islands had all been added to the list “having been assessed by the Joint Biosecurity Centre as posing a lower infection risk”.

It means that from 0400 on Saturday November 21 arrivals from these destinations into the UK will no longer need to self-isolate.

Note that in the case of Israel and Jerusalem, “For the Occupied Palestinian Territories, only East Jerusalem is included in the travel corridor”. The remainder of the Occupied Palestinian Territories are not included.

No destinations have been removed from the travel corridor list in this update.

Last week destinations including the UAE and Qatar were added to the quarantine exemption list, leading to Emirates to ramp up its A380 services to the UK.

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