UK to tighten travel rules for tourists amid coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: tourists must take PCR tests due to the emergence of a new strain of coronavirus. This is reported by TASS.

He noted that the United Kingdom will introduce a mandatory PCR test for all those entering the country. According to him, travelers will also have to self-isolate until the test result is received.

Johnson also said that against the background of the situation with COVID-19, the country's authorities decided to reduce the time gap between the second and booster doses of the vaccine.

Earlier, the head of the British Ministry of Health, Sajid Javid, said that two cases of infection with the new omicron coronavirus strain were detected in the country. According to him, cases of infection were recorded in Chelmsford and Nottingham. Targeted testing is planned there.