People travelling from all Amber countries including Jamaica will be asked to quarantine for 10 days in a facility that is not Government stipulated. On the other hand, several countries, including Barbados, Ibiza and Malta have been added to the green list.
The changes made recently will take effect at 4 a.m. on June 30.
The UK’s system will be updated according to risk levels, every three weeks.
Every country will fall into one of three categories, under the new rule, there will be: green, amber or red consistent, with factors ranging from, the proportion of a territory’s population that was vaccinated, rates of infection and emerging variants present in that country.
In Jamaica, the records show a total of 49,841 COVID cases and 1,049 deaths. The daily positivity rate has fluctuated between 3.4 % and 9%. Approximately 31,106 which is the equivalent of 1.1 % of Jamaicans were fully vaccinated.
People from the countries on the red list are banned from entering unless the traveller is an Irish or British citizen.
Travellers from destinations on the ‘green list’ who are arriving, will only be required to provide a negative test result. Added to the fact that they will not be required to self-isolate.