Author: Vivienne Griffiths & Sara Johnson

Vivienne Griffiths is a regular contributor to Sussex Bylines. Sara Johnson is a primary teacher in Yangon, Myanmar.

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UK border control: another world-beating record?

Vivienne Griffiths & Sara Johnson

Since 18 January, all travellers to the UK from overseas must show proof of a negative Covid-19 test and quarantine for up to 10 days on arrival. Travel corridors have also been closed and the government is set to announce mandatory quarantine hotels. But why has it taken so long to introduce such measures?