The Civil Contingencies Authority has reviewed the latest evidence relating to a new variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The evidence indicates the new variant is likely to be more transmissible and poses an increased risk to the community. The CCA has therefore has agreed a number of new measures to protect the Bailiwick.
Effective immediately, those arriving from Category 4 regions and countries will be required to self-isolate until they receive a negative result from a day 13 test. If they decline to take a day 13 test they will have to self-isolate for 21 days.
Those who choose to self-isolate with someone who has travelled to the Bailiwick will also need to adhere to the same requirement for testing on day 13 or self-isolating for 21 days, even if they did not themselves travel.
These changes are applicable to all those who arrived from 8th December and are currently in self-isolation.
Read the media release