Holidays: Portugal’s case rate ‘higher’ than quarantine countries as ...

HOLIDAYS abroad to certain destinations could be at risk of being removed from the UK's travel corridor list due to a spike in coronavirus cases. One expert warns that Portugal and could be next. Here's everything you need to know.

PUBLISHED: 14:03, Sun, Sep 6, 2020 | UPDATED: 14:04, Sun, Sep 6, 2020

The UK’s travel corridor list is being reviewed on a weekly basis. The coveted list includes countries that are deemed safe enough for Britons to visit and not face 14 days in quarantine on their return to the UK. Currently, Portugal is looking as though it’s still at risk of being removed from the list, while edges towards the “amber” zone.

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CEO of travel consultancy The PC Agency Paul Charles has been posting regular updates on Twitter regarding countries’ case rates.

He tweeted today: “Sunday update: #Portugal now higher than quarantined-#Austria and #Belgium in the red zone.

“#Spain caseload keeps it top.

“# and #UnitedKingdom move further up amber.

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“#Cyprus and #Singapore eradicating #coronavirus fast.

“Beware weekend figures.”

is currently looking as though it could be at risk of being removed from the travel corridor list next week if its cases continue to rise.

’s average cases are currently 15.7 per 100,000 people over a seven-day period.

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