Britain to announce policy of enforced quarantine in hotels on Tuesday: ITV

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Staff are seen at an Easy Jet checking area at Gatwick Airport, in Gatwick

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will announce on Tuesday enforced quarantine for arrivals in the UK, broadcaster ITV reported, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that new coronavirus variants were prompting a review of border policy.

"Hotel chains tell us they expect govt to announce enforced quarantine for those arriving in UK tomorrow. They are already preparing following discussions. People would quarantine for 10 days under security with all meals in rooms - price upwards of 1,500 pounds," ITV's UK Editor Paul Brand said on Twitter.

"Decision still to be signed off at meeting of ministers tomorrow but several government sources say disagreement is only over the detail. General policy looks pretty nailed on."

(Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Costas Pitas)