Many thousands of Britons are believed to be holidaying in Greece, Croatia, and Turkey, which have all seen spikes in COVID cases.
British holidaymakers returning to the UK from these countries could be next to face quarantine measures after France, Malta, the Netherlands, and other nations were suddenly removed from the UK’s travel corridor list.
Many thousands of Britons are believed to be holidaying in Greece, Croatia, and Turkey, which have all seen spikes in coronavirus cases.
The rate of infections is up in Croatia which recorded 208 new cases on Friday, 162 on Saturday and 151 on Sunday.
“The average age of those infected is 31 years as some two-thirds were infected in the nightclubs and bars that remain open beyond midnight,” the country’s chief epidemiologist Krunoslav Capak told a news conference.
So far Croatia, a country of four million people, has recorded 6,571 cases of COVID-19 and 166 deaths.
The latest figures for the week 10 to 16 August from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control show there are now 21.5 infections per 100,000 people in the country.