Border officials have attacked the government’s “shambolic” quarantine policy and say that the country risks becoming a “superspreader” because of how lax the rules are.Staff warned they would have no
Border officials have attacked the governments shambolic quarantine policy and say that the country risks becoming a superspreader because of how lax the rules are.
Staff warned they would have no power to stop travellers legging it at airport terminals to escape the quarantine rules and had limited powers to detain people at the border.
They said that they had been given no guidance on where to direct individuals once they have passed through the border, risking people mixing and spreading contagious variants.
Scientists say the rules for those quarantined in hotels are too lax.
Last night the government finally published the new rules for travellers arriving from 33 red list countries, barely 48 hours before they come into effect on Monday.
People will be