The UK Prime Minister’s spokesman before said restrictions were “not something we are looking at”, the report added.
The UK will consider imposing COVID-19 restrictions on arrivals from China on Thursday. Including requiring testing for the coronavirus, the Telegraph reported.
Officials from the Transport, Home Office and Department for Health. And Social Care (DHSC) are expected to decide today. Whether the UK will follow the US and Italy in imposing Covid restrictions on travelers from China, reports said.
The prime minister’s spokesman said earlier on Wednesday that restrictions were. “Not something we are looking at”, the report added.
DHSC did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment on the report.
The United States on Wednesday imposed mandatory COVID-19. Testing on travelers from China while Italy ordered COVID-19 antigen swabs. And virus sequencing for all travelers arriving from China.