Travel: Quarantine

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 13th October 2021.

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Photo of Desmond Swayne Desmond Swayne Conservative, New Forest West

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to recognise, for the purposes of exemption from managed quarantine, AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccinations given to UK citizens in Gambia through the World Health Organisation's COVAX programme.

Photo of Maggie Throup Maggie Throup The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

We do not exempt people from managed quarantine based on vaccination status. Gambia is not a designated ‘red list’ country, so travellers to the United Kingdom are not required to enter managed quarantine unless they have transited through a country on the ‘red list’.

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