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UK opens 'travel corridor' to Gulf states

Visitors to the United Kingdom from Bahrain, Qatar and the UAE will not need to isolate upon arrival come Saturday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 22: Travellers exit via the International Arrival gate at Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 on August 22, 2020 in London, England. As of Saturday morning at 4am, travellers arriving in England from Austria, Croatia, and Trinidad and Tobago were required to quarantine themselves for 14 days. At the same time, travellers from Portugal were no longer required to quarantine. (Photo by Hollie Adams/Getty Images)

Visitors to the United Kingdom from three Gulf countries will soon be able to skip a virus-related quarantine.

Travelers coming from Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates will be able to enter the UK without needing to self-isolate beginning on Saturday, according to the "travel corridors" list from the British Department of Transport.

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