“It also takes the view that the only alternative to two weeks of self-isolation is no quarantine at all.
“It doesn’t agree with the idea that you can have some sort of testing regime, which of course is what the airlines desperately want.”
Calder continued: “I think what the Welsh are doing in terms of testing everybody who came in on that so-called coronavirus charter from Zakynthos to Cardiff – they tested them on arrival, they found more than 20 cases, they’re going to test everyone again in a couple of days – that way they think that they can actually get a much better result than just these blanket quarantines.
“But, as I say, the UK Government says it’s absolutely all or nothing.”
Published at Fri, 04 Sep 2020 08:55:00 +0000