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Boarding school pupils from overseas will not have to isolate in hotels after rule change

Added 03-05-21 03:36:03am EST - “The Department for Education now says the pupils arriving into the UK from red list countries can quarantine in 'physically self-contained' accommodation at their school.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Hotel quarantine dropped for boarding school pupils from overseas”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Boarding school pupils coming from red-list countries will be allowed to swerve hotel quarantine and instead self-isolate on campus.

Following pressure from parents and head teachers, they can quarantine at their school if they travel from the airport in pre-arranged private transport.

The children arriving from countries on the Government's red list to return to school in England had faced quarantining in a hotel for ten days, according to Department for Education guidance.

But the department now says the pupils can quarantine in 'physically self-contained' accommodation at the school.

Boarding school pupils (pictured: Library iamge) coming from abroad will no longer have to isolate in hotels following pressure from parents and head teachers

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