DOUBLE-JABBED travellers from the US and EU will be allowed to enter England without the need for quarantine, it’s reported.
Ministers are understood to have made the decision in a bid to free up travel from overseas during a crunch meeting today.
The Covid operations committee gave the green light to fully-vaccinated visitors this morning, the BBC reports.
The decision is set to be officially revealed this afternoon.
It is not yet known when the change will come in – and whether it will relate just to England, or the whole of the UK.
However, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said talks on travel were taking place between the four nations.
And the news will come as a relief to aviation industry bosses, who have been pushing for the rule to be relaxed.
Despite that, US citizens are still being urged not to travel to the UK by American’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Meanwhile, the US border is currently closed to UK travellers.
Elsewhere today, Boris Johnson says August 16 is “nailed on” as the end of isolation for fully-vaccinated people who have contact with a positive Covid case
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