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UK News Government criticised for quarantine ‘failures’ and treating kids as ‘afterthought’

04:05  05 august  2020
04:05  05 august  2020 Source:   msn.com

The government was absolutely right to ruin my holiday says Shapps

  The government was absolutely right to ruin my holiday says Shapps The minister was in Spain when his own department decided to reimpose quarantine on arrivals from the popular tourist destination to 14-days' self-isolation after a surge in coronavirus cases. He and his wife and children left for Spain after the Commons rose for its summer break last week. But amid fury at the speed that quarantine had been reimposed on Saturday - at five hours-notice -  and concerns that he would be unavailable for a month, he agreed to leave them there and return to his constituency home in Hertfordshire.

Failure to introduce quarantine at the start of the coronavirus outbreak led to 10,000 infected people entering The all-party home affairs committee said the Government 's "inexplicable" decision to lift She criticised ministers for treating children as an “ afterthought ” during the first lockdown, adding

Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of people who were exposed to a contagious disease to see if they become sick. The federal government derives its authority for isolation and quarantine from the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

a group of people standing on a sidewalk: Passengers arrive at Gatwick Airport (Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire) © Dominic Lipinski Passengers arrive at Gatwick Airport (Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

The Government has been criticised for treating children “as an afterthought” during the Covid-19 crisis and not acting quickly enough to close the UK border in the early days of the pandemic.

A failure to quarantine travellers arriving in the UK in the early days of the pandemic “accelerated” the spread of Covid-19, a new report by the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee suggests.

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  Spain hits out at UK’s ‘error’ over coronavirus travel warning The Government’s decision to warn against non-essential travel and impose quarantine restrictions has gone down badly in Madrid.The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has warned against all but essential travel to Spain’s Balearic and Canary Islands, having already issued the same advice for the mainland.

The quarantine rules will also remain in place in Northern Ireland for visitors arriving from outside of the UK and Republic of Ireland. The introduction of the quarantine on 8 June was met with criticism from the travel, tourism and hospitality industries and the easing of restrictions on arrivals from some

The government is expected to announce the quarantine on Sunday as part of measures to prevent a second peak of the coronavirus pandemic. Lisa Nandy said she had been asking ministers to clarify government policy on quarantines for weeks, saying she had raised it five times before the leak.

Meanwhile, children’s commissioner Anne Longfield said the re-opening of schools “should be prioritised” as lockdown measures are eased, saying schools must be the first to reopen and the last to close during any local lockdowns ahead of pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops.

a group of people walking on a city street: A person wearing a mask walks past Government advertising regarding coronavirus on a billboard in Manchester (Peter Byrne/PA Wire) © Provided by PA Media A person wearing a mask walks past Government advertising regarding coronavirus on a billboard in Manchester (Peter Byrne/PA Wire)

It comes as new laws enforcing lockdown restrictions in areas of the north of England including Manchester, parts of east Lancashire and West Yorkshire came into force at midnight.

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions on Gatherings) (North of England) Regulations 2020 were published on Tuesday afternoon and come into force on Wednesday.

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A full list of countries for which quarantine will not apply to people arriving back in England has been published. The quarantine rules will also remain in place in Northern Ireland for visitors arriving from outside of the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Anyone found flouting the rules could be fined £100 up to a maximum of £3,200 for repeat offences.

a man standing in front of a store: Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer during a visit to a Co-op store in Milton Keynes (Joe Giddens/PA Wire) © Provided by PA Media Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer during a visit to a Co-op store in Milton Keynes (Joe Giddens/PA Wire)

Elsewhere, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has criticised Boris Johnson in a newspaper column for what he called his “slow response” to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Writing in The Guardian, Sir Keir said: “Trying to get answers and clarity from the Prime Minister is a frustrating experience.

“His instincts – to make excuses and blame others – are reminiscent of the schoolboy claiming his dog has eaten his homework. ”

The latest figures show 46,299 people have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Monday, up by 89 from the day before.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have now been 56,600 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

Minister cuts short Spain holiday after being caught out by quarantine announcement

  Minister cuts short Spain holiday after being caught out by quarantine announcement The transport secretary will cut short his holiday in Spain and return to the UK after being caught out by the reintroduction of coronavirus quarantine measures for the country. © Getty Grant Shapps will not be exempt from the requirement to self-isolate, Downing Street has confirmed Grant Shapps flew there on Saturday morning to start his summer holiday, just hours before the government announced it was scrapping its travel corridor for Spain.

Defence personnel, visiting forces and government contractors who the Ministry of Defence has confirmed are required to deliver essential defence activities. UK officials and contractors required to work on essential border security duties.

Self- quarantine and self-isolation are different. The first measure is for the large numbers of healthy people who may fall sick following possible exposure. Home quarantine can be unpleasant and will probably last for two weeks, which is the presumed incubation period for the virus.

The Government also said in the 24-hour period up to 9am on Tuesday, there had been a further 670 lab-confirmed cases. Overall, a total of 306,293 cases have been confirmed.

a woman wearing glasses: The Duchess of Cambridge, wearing a face mask, during a visit a volunteer project in Sheffield on Tuesday (Chris Jackson/PA Wire) © Provided by PA Media The Duchess of Cambridge, wearing a face mask, during a visit a volunteer project in Sheffield on Tuesday (Chris Jackson/PA Wire)

Reflecting the growing acceptance of face masks in combating Covid-19, the Duchess of Cambridge was seen wearing one such covering on a visit to a charity in Sheffield on Thursday.

She revealed on the trip to Baby Basics UK in South Yorkshire that stories of families struggling during lockdown had moved her to tears.

The Duchess of Cornwall recently wore a face covering during a visit to the National Gallery in London, and the Prince of Wales has joked about being given tartan masks.


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