UK advises against all non-essential travel to Spain's Balearic and Canary Islands

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Foreign Office is extending its advice against all non-essential travel to mainland Spain to include the Balearic and Canary Islands from July 27 'based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks in the country', it said. On Saturday, Britain announced a 14-day quarantine on travellers from Spain at the height of the summer vacation season.

Reuters July 28, 2020 00:12:24 IST
UK advises against all non-essential travel to Spain's Balearic and Canary Islands

UK advises against all nonessential travel to Spains Balearic and Canary Islands

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Foreign Office is extending its advice against all non-essential travel to mainland Spain to include the Balearic and Canary Islands from July 27 "based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks in the country", it said.

On Saturday, Britain announced a 14-day quarantine on travellers from Spain at the height of the summer vacation season.

(Reporting by Liz Piper and Costas Pitas; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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