World: According to the reports, four more countries are likely to be added to the UK’s red-list as concerns have risen amid the new Indian variant.
It is expected that the UK government is going to announce the final list of nations that are added to the green and red lists on or prior to 7 June.
Those who are travelling from a red list nation have to quarantine themselves for a period of ten days at a hotel upon their return at the cost of £1,750, while those who are returning from amber list countries would have to quarantine themselves at their home for ten days.
The countries that are likely to be added to the red list are – Bahrain, Costa Rica, Trinidad and Tobago and Kuwait. Anyone who is not a resident of the UK or an Irish resident, or a British citizen would not be permitted to enter Britain if they have been in the country who’s on the red-list.
This rating of the nations has been decided on the balance of its population that has been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, infection rates, the predominance of variants of concern and its ability to sequence their genomes.
Nations who are on the red-list -Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, The Maldives, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Turkey, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Nations that are on the amber list are – Afghanistan, Akrotiri and Dhekelia, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Aruba, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia.
Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, including islands, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia.
Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Myanmar, Nauru, Netherlands, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger
, Nigeria, North Korea, North Macedonia, Norway, The Occupied, Palestinian Territories, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, Poland, Reunion.
Romania, Russia, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, including the Balearics and Canary Islands, Sri Lanka, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Martin and St Barthelemy, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, and Yemen.