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Downing Street Rejects Sturgeon And Drakeford Calls For Self-Isolation Extension

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Downing Street has rejected a call from the first ministers of Scotland and Wales to extend self-isolation for arrivals from two to eight days.

The prime minister’s official spokesman said he believed the government’s approach was “proportionate” and warned of the “detrimental” impact it would have on the travel industry.

It comes after Boris Johnson announced that all travellers, regardless of vaccination status, will have to take PCR tests by day two of their UK arrival. However, the two leaders of the Scotland and Wales want him to go further.

The PM’s spokesman told journalists: “We believe that the approach we’ve taken is the proportionate one........

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