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Azores: Coronavirus

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 166487, tabled on 10 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of current low levels of covid-19 infection in the Azores on its status as a red list country.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

27 April 2021

Azores was removed from England’s red list on 19 March. The flight and maritime ban from Portugal, including Madeira and the Azores, has also been removed, following evidence that shows the risk of importing a variant of concern from these destinations has reduced.

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