UK’s Shapps: To keep quarantine measures under review


“We will keep quarantine measures under review,” said the UK Transport Minister on Friday.

Key quotes

“People looking to return from France should contact travel operators in advance.”

“Given what has happened this year no one should be entirely surprised by quarantine measures for France.“

“Testing on return from a country isn't as simple as it sounds.”

“We have worked hard as a country to get our numbers down; we have to act as soon as figures justify it.”

“It's a dynamic situation on quarantines, we must protect public health.”

“We've had no choice but to act to protect public health with quarantine policy.”

UK Prime Minister (PM) Boris Johnson said early Friday, he is considering plans to reopen more parts of the economy after the two-week pause.

GBP/USD regains 1.3050

GBP/USD is off the lows and trades around 1.3060 amid broad US dollar weakness. The spot trades modestly flat on the day.

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