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ENGLAND: No Covid checks on green and amber list arrivals

 England no longer have to verify whether new arrivals have received a negative Covid test

People queueing at Heathrow under a 'UK Border' sign
Border Force officers say the changes have been brought in because IT systems are struggling to cope with the number of checks. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters
THE GUARDIAN —Tue 20 Jul 2021 17.04 BST
Border officials are no longer required to make basic Covid checks on people arriving in England from green and amber list countries, according to leaked instructions that have prompted claims that the government is turning a blind eye to the risk of importing Covid cases.            Continue reading