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Italy imposes quarantine on UK arrivals but opens up to visitors from US, Canada, Japan and some EU countries

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From Monday 21st June 2021, Italy will will impose quarantine rules on UK visitors.
This is in response to the threat from the the highly contagious Delta covid-19 variant which has been rising in the UK.

Travellers arriving into Italy from the UK will be required to complete a compulsory 5 day quarantine on arrival, and take covid-19 tests. These measures were being signed today by Italian health minister Roberto Speranza.

Italy also launches its digital covid-19 certificate.
The health minister has lifted restrictions for tourists from the United States, Canada and Japan, as well as some EU countries, in line with the requirements of the ‘Green Pass’ certificate, in other words showing that they have been vaccinated or recently tested negative covid-19.

The news comes as the Covid-19 rate in Italy continues to fall, dropping to 16.7 coronavirus cases for every 100,000 people.

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