Rospotrebnadzor canceled self-isolation for arrivals from Great Britain
Compulsory imprisonment in self-isolation for arrivals from Britain was canceled amid an increase in the number of COVID-19 infections and deaths caused by the disease in this country.
Since September 4, whoever arrives in Russia from Great Britain no longer needs to go into self-isolation. The decision of the chief state sanitary doctor Anna Popova, canceling this rule, was published on September 3 on the portal of legal information and will enter into force on Saturday. In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19 “observe the isolation regime” was adopted in December 2020.
On the eve of September 2, a draft document was published on the abolition of the rule on self-isolation for arrivals from the UK. At the same time, it was reported that public discussion of the document will last until September 16.
Air traffic with the UK in connection with the spread in the kingdom of a more infectious strain of the coronavirus SARS-COV-2, the Russian authorities suspended at the end of 2020. The ban was extended several times until it was lifted on June 2, 2021.
Compulsory imprisonment in self-isolation for arrivals from Britain was canceled against the background of an increase in the number of COVID-19 infections and deaths caused by the disease in this country. According to the British authorities, on September 1, more than 38 thousand cases of COVID-19 infection were detected in the country, 178 people died from the disease. For comparison, on the first day of August, the authorities reported 20.5 thousand infections and 93 deaths.