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Lack of special border measures before UK coronavirus lockdown was 'serious mistake'

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Thousands of infections were brought to UK in 10 days prior to lockdown, MPs say Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The government's failure to impose special border measures such as mandatory self-isolation in the run-up to the UK coronavirus lockdown was “a serious mistake” that significantly increased the pace and scale of the epidemic, MPs have concluded in a damning report. Between January and mid-March, non-mandatory guidance to self-isolate for 14 days was issued to travellers from designated high-risk countries, including China, Iran and Italy , but not...
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