10 July 2020 – Fiji included in UK quarantine free list for arrivals

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Tourism, Transportation
Intervention Categories: International relations; International trade and travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Supranational
Lead People/Agency: The people leading the intervention are mainly Ministers from the United Kingdom.

Overview: This is an announcement of Fiji being included in the United Kingdom’s quarantine free list for arrivals. The target audience are tourists/travellers and relevant migration departments.

This announcement simply means that people travelling from Fiji will not have to quarantine on arrival in England unless they have travelled through a place that is not exempted.The UK government has issued a list of 59 destinations whose travellers are exempted from quarantine on arrival. It includes many popular holiday spots – which now pose “a reduced risk” from coronavirus. This list will come into effect from 10th July.
Full details here: https://www.fijivillage.com/news/Fiji-included-in-UK-quarantine-free-list-for-arrivals-5r48fx/

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Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Anecdotal Evidence (e.g. social or traditional media with limited evidence base)
Source of Evidence or Justification: International – government
Evidence/Justification: The news article was published on the 3rd July, 2020, where the UK Government publishes confirmed list of countries exempt from quarantine