Scotland scraps quarantine rules for travel from 57 countries

The Scottish Government has scrapped quarantine rules for travellers arriving from more than 50 countries.

It includes a list of countries categorised as "green" - or safe - by the UK Government, along with some on the "amber" list whose infection rates are similar to Scotland.

But Spain has been omitted, because its infection rate is still too high - though it is hoped it may be added to the list later this month.

Anyone arriving from other countries still needs to self-isolate for 14 days.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says people should not try to get round the rules by using English airports - where travel to a greater number of destinations is allowed.

The full list is: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Réunion, San Marino, Seychelles, South Korea, St Barthélemy, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Vatican City, Vietnam.

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