UK ‘travel task force’ to look at cutting virus quarantine

The UK government has launched a “travel task force” to explore ways to introduce Covid-19 testing for people arriving from foreign countries to reduce the current 14-day self-isolation quarantine period.

The new group will work alongside industry to identify options to reduce the current self-isolation period while protecting public health, the Department for Transport announced on Wednesday afternoon.

Ministers introduced a quarantine system in June under which people arriving from

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Hoteliers face an uphill task as govt allows reopening of hotels, restaurants

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The Maharashtra government has indicated that hotels and restaurants would be allowed to reopen from the first week of October, despite the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak in the country’s worst-affected state.

However, hoteliers and restaurateurs are likely to face an uphill task in running their businesses because of a raft of factors.

Hotels and restaurants will be allowed to operate at 50% of their capacity,

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