The United Kingdom announced on Monday, November 8, that it will approve vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) from November 22. As a result, vaccines from Sinovac, Sinoform Beijing and Kovacsin will be added to the list of internationally accepted vaccines for travelers.
According to government information, according to the announcement, fully vaccinated passengers – from one of more than 135 recognized countries – will not be required to take the COVID-19 test before departure, or on the eighth day or so for the isolation test. However, passengers must pay for the test by the end of the second day after arrival.
The UK recognizes the following vaccines: Pfizer BioNTech, Oxford AstraZeneca (including Covishield), Moderna, Janssen (J&J) and WHO approved vaccine list; Including Sinovac, Sinoform Beijing and Kovacsin.
According to UK Transport Secretary Grant Shops, the move marks the resumption of international travel. “Today’s announcements mark the next step in resuming the international journey, as we continue to recover from the epidemic and expand the recognition of vaccines.”
But Shops warned that the government could reconsider resuming such a trip if necessary. “We will not hesitate to take action by adding countries to the red list if necessary,” he added.
As of Monday, there were 57 deaths and 32,322 Govt-19 cases reported in the UK, according to the latest government panel data. This represents a 16.6% drop in infections last week, while an increase of 8.2% in deaths.