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Coronavirus: Priti Patel announces 14-day quarantine for international travellers | ITV News

The Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced plans to quarantine international travellers for 14 days as she leads the daily government Covid-19 briefing.

The plans mean people arriving in the UK from June 8 with have to self-isolate for 14 days, although certain workers will be exempt.

People face spot checks and £1,000 fines for breaching the self-isolation terms under the measures aimed at guarding against a second wave of coronavirus in the UK.

Road hauliers and medical officials will be exempted, while the common travel area with Ireland will be unaffected.

Arrivals from France will largely not be exempt, officials have already confirmed, following confusion earlier this week, although there are some exceptions.

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