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Coronavirus cases in Italy have hit their highest levels since April.
As such, the UK’s travel corridor could be at risk of being pulled.
According to The Telegraph, anyone travelling from Italy to the UK may have to quarantine for 14 days.
Yesterday, the Mediterranean country recorded 2,578 cases of coronavirus and the day before 2,844 cases.
The seven day average now stands at 24.3 cases per 100,000.
When a country’s cases per 100,000 go over 20 the UK Government investigates whether the destination should be removed from the “safe” list.
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Over the last month, Portugal, Turkey and a number of Greek islands have had their travel corridors removed.
Brits have been required to self-isolate on return from Spain and France for months.
In order to slow the spread of the virus, the Italian state of Lazio has made face coverings mandatory in public areas.
Other locations in the country are expected to follow suit.
Additionally, Greece has seen its number per 100,000 creep ip to 22.2 cases.
This means that the country is at risk of being places on the red-list as a whole.
Currently, Scotland has told citizens not to travel to anywhere in Greece.
However, in England and Wales, only the islands of islands of Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini and Zakynthos (Zante) have been taken off the no-quarantine list.
If you want to check the current status of a country you're planning to fly to head to the gov.uk website.
There is also a full list of quarantine-free countries available online.
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