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Holiday warning: Countries most at risk of being removed from UK ‘air bridge’ list

Holidays this year have been uncertain with international travel bans in place. Last month saw the popular holiday destination of Spain axed from the UK’s quarantine exemption list after it recorded a spike in localised cases. The UK also removed the Canary and Balearic Islands, despite having a lower case rate.

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Holiday warning: The countries most at risk of being removed from UK ‘air bridge’ list (Image: GETTY)

Holidays: France’s cases per 100,000 between August 6 and August 12, rose to 18.1 per 100,000 (Image: GETTY)

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France’s cases per 100,000 between August 6 and August 12, rose to 18.1 per 100,000 French citizens.

This has increases from 13.1 the previous week, according to Telegraph Travel.

But despite France hitting the headlines, there are several other countries that are also at risk.

The Netherlands are also currently experiencing a spike in coronavirus cases.

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The country has 23.1 cases per 100,000 people.

The Netherlands’ daily coronavirus infections are roughly back to half the level they were at during the peak of the pandemic.

The country’s chief epidemiologist, told the Dutch parliament on Tuesday that 4,036 new coronavirus cases had been reported in the past week.

This is an increase of 55 percent.

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Holidays: Spain is unlikely to be added back to the “air bridge” list (Image: GETTY)

Gibraltar, Monaco, San Marino, the Faroe Islands, Aruba, Turks and Caicos are all experiencing an elevated coronavirus case rate.

Gibraltar’s are 35.6 cases per 100,000, Monaco’s is 38.2 cases per 100,000, San Marino is 53 cases per 100,000 and the Faroe Islands is 198.5 cases per 100,000.

Turn and Caicos are 278.9 cases per 100,000 and Aruba’s is 547.9 cases per 100,000.

Malta, which a popular holiday destination with Britons, is experiencing 46.7 cases per 100,000.

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Global tourism 2020 (Image: EXPRESS)

Spain is unlikely to be added back to the “air bridge” list with a case rate of 93.7 cases per 100,000 people.

Portugal which has a case rate of 12.4 per 100,000 remains absent from the quarantine exemption list.

This means that arrivals from Portugal to the UK have to isolate for 14 days.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that the government will impost restrictions if it is necessary.

He said: “Where it is necessary to impose restrictions or to impose a quarantine system, we will not hesitate to do so.”

Source Daily Express :: Travel Feed

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