The Times – Quarantine rules will be dropped for fully jabbed
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Quarantine rules will be dropped for fully jabbed
The Times says leads with a positive story on foreign holidays. The paper says ministers are set to announce an overhaul of travel restrictions on Thursday, and plans could be revealed to allow fully vaccinated travellers to be exempt from the 10-day quarantine for amber list countries. However government sources have downplayed hopes that many countries will be added to the green list and say it will be only a “handful”, the paper adds.
The Times says a senior BBC executive has defended its vastly reduced coverage of the Olympics but admitted that viewers would find it “frustrating”.
The Times says covid cases have fallen by a third in a week but Boris Johnson warned they would rise again if people did not remain cautious.
The Times says Simone Biles has withdrawn from her next event at the Tokyo Olympics to raise fresh questions about whether she will compete again at the Games.