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Airports and Ports: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL5057, tabled on 2 June 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to adjust the proposed quarantine regime for arrivals into the UK to introduce COVID-19 tests at certain airports and ports, for a fee, so that quarantine is not applied to those who have already had the disease.

Answered on

16 June 2020

The Government and SAGE do not currently advise virus testing for asymptomatic people, either domestically or at the border, apart from in certain settings, such as hospitals, care homes, and prisons.

The?border health measures will be subject to?review, currently every three weeks, to ensure they are in line with the latest scientific evidence and remain effective and necessary.