France toughens restrictions on UK travellers

France has added the UK to the list of countries from which travellers are obliged to quarantine for 10 days due to concerns over the rising circulation of the Indian variant of Covid-19.

Government spokesman Gabriel Attal made the announcement on Wednesday after a meeting with the Defence Council, saying that France would introduce “compulsory isolation” for all arrivals from the UK.

Further details, including application date, are expected to be released soon.

The UK brings to 16 the countries that are currently subject to mandatory quarantine, including Brazil, India, Argentina and Turkey.

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