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8.27am GMT Allowing someone “a gulp of fresh air during a 10 day visit in the hotel” as part of the forthcoming quarantine strategy for incoming travellers to Britain is reasonable, according to a minister in the UK’s Home Office.Victoria Atkins was responding to questions put to her on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme about why the strategy in Britain will be less stringent than in Australia, where those in the hotels have to remain inside and cannot open windows. 8.14am GMT After it emerged that Britain’s hotel quarantine strategy will be less stringent than in Australia, where it was pioneered, there have been warnings this morning about the risks involved.Allowing travellers quarantining in hotels to leave their rooms with guards is “very risky”, Australian epidemiologist Professor Michael Toole told BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme. Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2021-02-12 08:27:22
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