Canary Islands, Mykonos, Denmark & Maldives come OFF quarantine list giving holiday boost for Brits

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THE CANARIES, the Maldives, Denmark and Mykonos have all been REMOVED from the quarantine list, the Transport Secretary said this evening.

Grant Shapps people returning from those countries would no longer need to self isolate from 4am on Sunday – but those heading to Denmark will need a “worthy reason”.

Canary Islands, Mykonos, Denmark & Maldives come OFF quarantine list

He said this evening: “Following an assessment of the latest data, the Canaries, the Maldives, Denmark and Mykonos have been ADDED to the #TravelCorridors list.

“From 4am on Sunday 25th Oct, you will no longer need to self-isolate if you arrive from those destinations.”

He also announced that Liechtenstein would be given fresh quarantine rules from Sunday morning.

Mr Shapps said: “The latest data indicates we need to remove Liechtenstein from the Travel Corridors list.

“From 4am on Sunday the 25th October, you will need to self-isolate if you arrive from there.”

It comes after fears that Cyprus would be taken off the list after the infection rate for the island soared to 95.4 cases per 100,000

And Brits living in Tier 3 restrictions have been warned not to go on holiday at all.

The test positivity rate in both Germany and Sweden – a crucial measures in deciding which countries should be hit with quarantine – hit 4 per cent.

But the two countries escaped having fresh restrictions slapped on them.

Sweden still has a relative low infection rate of 56 cases per 100,000, and Germany’s is slightly higher at 61.2.