Gibraltar holidays: Island added to Wales #Quarantine list but remains exempt ...

GIBRALTAR has been heavily speculated in recent weeks as to whether it would remain or be removed from the UK's travel corridor list. Now, the island has been axed by the Welsh Government from its list of "safe" countries.

PUBLISHED: 11:31, Sat, Sep 5, 2020 | UPDATED: 11:31, Sat, Sep 5, 2020

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory on Spain’s south coast. The island is a popular holiday hotspot with Britons who love the region’s heat, views and beaches. There has been heavy speculation in recent weeks as to whether the island would be removed from the travel corridor list.

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Gibraltar’s case rate has remained relatively low, but its average case rate over a seven-day period has edged above England’s preferred threshold.

The island has recorded 305 cases and zero deaths.

CEO of travel consultancy, The PC Agency Paul Charles has been tweeting daily updates regarding countries’ coronavirus cases.

He said: “Fri update: The #UK ironically moves into the amber zone, based on its own criteria.

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Gibraltar holidaysGibraltar holidays: Island added to Wales quarantine list but remains exempt for England (Image: GETTY)

Gibraltar holidaysGibraltar holidays: Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory on Spain’s south coast (Image: GETTY)

“Countries with strong airport testing - #Germany #Iceland # #Greece - see their case numbers falling and remain green.

“#Portugal nudges up again.”

Gibraltar’s case rate per 100,000 people is currently at 68.2 cases over a seven-day period.

Visitors from Wales to Gibraltar will have to quarantine for two weeks when they return to the region.

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