Travellers between Spain and the UK have expressed their shock at the UK government’s sudden decision to impose a two-week quarantine on Saturday 25 March.
Spain has said it is in talks over the potential removal of quarantine restrictions for travellers going to the UK from the Canaries and Balearics where the rate of infection is ‘well below’ that of the UK
Spain seeks removal of UK Covid-19 restrictions for Canaries and Balearics
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Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
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The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
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