440 students quarantine in one Florida county due to COVID-19, two days after start of school year

A total of 440 students have been quarantined in Palm Beach County, Florida, due to COVID-19, just two days after the start of the school year, the Palm Beach County School District told ABC News. The district kicked off the school year with in-person classes on Tuesday for the first time since last March. The district requires facial coverings inside

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Quarantine checks are being carried out on 'just 3% of arrivals' in UK

Quarantine checks are being carried out on ‘just 3% of arrivals’ in UK amid questions over delay in demanding negative tests before travelling Labour analysis shows quarantine checks reaching just three per cent of arrivals The shadow home secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds has written to Priti Patel  Mr Thomas-Symonds said quarantine system leaves UK ‘defenceless’ to variants Comes as ministers consider

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Quarantine for travellers testing Covid negative cut to five days

Quarantine for travellers is cut to just five days for anyone who tests negative for Covid, Grant Shapps announces Grant Shapps unveiled new ‘Test to Release’ service starting on December 15 Means travellers not from corridor countries only need five day self-isolation if they test negative for Covid Botswana and Saudi Arabia have recently been added to the travel corridors

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Some quarantine exempt nations have higher infection rates than France

Fourteen countries with ‘travel corridors’ to the UK have higher or similar coronavirus infection rates to France as fears grow all 14 may be next on the quarantine list Between August 6-12, new cases in France rose to 18.1 per 100,000, up from 13.1 Number of other countries on the UK’s quarantine-exempt list have higher rates  The Netherlands, Gibraltar, Monaco,

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Quarantine rules 'are not worth it' says ex-transport minister

Quarantine rules for travellers landing in the UK ‘are not worth it’ says ex-transport minister after it was revealed only TWO passengers have been fined Theresa Villiers said policy ‘damaged’ travel industry without cutting virus risk Only two passengers fined by UK Border Force at Eurotunnel terminal in France Police in Scotland and Northern Ireland have also not issued penalties

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My Quarantine Routine: Kirsty, whose drummer boyfriend has moved in for lockdown

Many couples who weren’t previously living together decided to take the plunge during lockdown. If they didn’t isolate together, it would mean they wouldn’t be able to see each other at all as we all need to socially distance from those outside out households. Today for My Quarantine Routine, we’re talking to writer Kirsty Paterson, 28, and her drummer boyfriend

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