Bulgaria bans UK travellers as it moves to our green list

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Bulgaria has announced a ban on UK travellers from entering the country due to the coronavirus pandemic (Steve Parsons/PA) (PA Archive)
Bulgaria has announced a ban on UK travellers from entering the country due to the coronavirus pandemic (Steve Parsons/PA) (PA Archive)

Bulgaria has banned UK travellers from holidays after the country was added to the green travel list.

British holidaymakers faced further heartbreak as they will not be able to go to Bulgaria from Monday, the same day the country is set to join the green travel list.

The UK has been placed on Bulgaria’s red zone list with Cyprus, Spain, Fiji and Kuwait.

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Stoicho Katsarov, Bulgaria’s health minister, confirmed the news on Friday, dealing another blow to British travellers’ holiday plans.

It comes as the UK recorded more than 50,000 dailycovid cases.

Just days ago, it was confirmed Bulgaria was going to move to the green list meaning travellers would no longer need to self-isolate on their return from their holiday.

From 4am on Monday, people will be able to travel from Bulgaria to England without quarantine.

Previously, Bulgaria had been on the amber list.

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