Anyone wishing to travel into the UK from today, who aren’t British nationals, will have to self-isolate for 14 days, otherwise be fined or even arrested it has been confirmed.
Secretary of State, Priti Patel, took to live television just now to explain the rules with the measures being taken to prevent a second wave of coronavirus.
Anyone from outside of the UK who wants to enter will have to fill out forms providing their contact information so they can be found if infections arise.
Authorities will also be contact visitors regularly during the 14 days to ensure they are doing as they’re told and complying with the laws.
Entry to the UK can be denied by any Border Force official who is suspicious anyone carries the virus or for those who don’t willfully provide their details and reasons for coming to the island.
Those who breach the terms of self isolation will be hit with a £1,000 fixed penalty notice in England or a prosecution with an unlimited fine it has been told.
Those who don’t have to self-isolate are health officials tackling coronavirus, agricultural workers employed from abroad to work and citizens of the Republic of Ireland.