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In 2019, the city of Wuhan (China) became famous all over the world. Such «popularity» was associated with the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is known that coronavirus is transmitted in two ways — by airborne droplets and by contact.

The respiratory virus of a new type has already spread throughout the world. United Kingdom was no exception.

Coronavirus in United Kingdom: statistics common for the country of United Kingdom

According to the latest data, 180 361 380 people became victims of COVID-19, of which 3 908 254 deaths. On the territory of United Kingdom — 4 717 811, of which 128 089 deaths.
Over the last day (data on Saturday, 26 June 2021), the number of infected increased by 2971, +76 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate in United Kingdom is 2.72%.

In United Kingdom, bars and restaurants work with restrictions, only essential shops are opened. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) are allowed but with restrictions.

Is it possible to enter United Kingdom today, in 2021?

At the moment (Saturday, 26 June 2021) United Kingdom is available for tourists but with restrictions. At the same time, it is important to comply with the rules and requirements that are regulated by internal documents. Here is what official sources say for tourists planning to come to United Kingdom:

Effective May 17th, the rules for travel to England depend on where travelers have been in the 10 days prior to arrival to England (and whether those countries are on the green list, amber list, or red list).All travelers will still be required to present a negative pre-departure test. The test must have been taken no more than 3 days before the departure of the last flight to the U.K. Accepted tests include antigen, LAMP, PCR, and nucleic acid.People who have only been in green-list countries ( in the past 10 days will need to take one PCR test on day 2 and will not have to quarantine.People who have been in amber-list countries ( in the past 10 days will need to take two PCR tests (on day 2 and day 8) and will need to self-isolate for 10 days (but they could end quarantine early under the Test to Release program if they have a negative test on day 5).People who have been in red-list countries ( in the past 10 days (if allowed entry) will be required to quarantine in government-designated hotels for 10 days as well as take two PCR tests (on day 2 and day 8). Passengers who have been in or transited through these high-risk countries in the past 10 days are generally banned from entry. Only UK citizens, Irish citizens, and UK residents are allowed to travel from red-list countries and they have to prebook the hotel quarantine, which costs about £1,750 (about $ 2,400).These rules will apply for travel to England. Different rules may apply if flying directly into Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland.Travelers must also complete the public health passenger locator form before they arrive. The booking reference number for the tests or hotel quarantine post-arrival must be included in the passenger locator form.All travel restrictions and details are available on

You can read more about entering United Kingdom in official sources:

Restrictions on entry to United Kingdom

On Saturday, 26 June 2021, the borders of United Kingdom are fully open for citizens, for tourists and foreigners — the borders are partially opened. Moreover, in some cases, quarantine is required upon arrival.

Here’s what they write about quarantine in official sources:

Quarantine required for some countries.

If, when crossing the border with United Kingdom, symptoms of coronavirus appear, namely: cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, headache and muscle pain, you should immediately consult a doctor.

Conditions for entering United Kingdom

Special conditions of entry and various kinds of restrictions during a pandemic are applied in almost all countries. United Kingdom is no exception.

Do I need a test result when crossing the border with United Kingdom?

Negative PCR test is required for all countries.

In addition, when crossing the border, there should be no signs of SARS.

Entry rules to United Kingdom today: 26 June 2021

We have already figured out the need for a test. Just in case, we recall:

Negative PCR test is required for all countries.

Many are wondering whether it is necessary to go into quarantine when entering United Kingdom. We answer: today, when entering United Kingdom, quarantine is required, but not for everyone.

How are things with masks in United Kingdom?

Masks are required in public spaces
Masks are required in public transport

For which countries are the borders with United Kingdom open?

Borders with United Kingdom on 26 June 2021 are open to the following countries of the world:

For which countries are the borders with United Kingdom closed or partially closed?

Borders with Russia on June 5, 2021 are closed (or partially closed) for the following countries of the world:

Is a vaccination passport obligatory to enter United Kingdom?

Dozens of countries around the world have been thinking about the introduction of so-called «covid passports» for several months. We are talking about documentary evidence of vaccination against COVID-19. The goal is to simplify travel abroad, as well as to speed up the process of returning to normal life.
In order to travel to United Kingdom, today you do not need a vaccination passport. At the same time, the United Kingdom government supports the idea of a document that confirms vaccination.

Digital statistics: on entry into and exit from United Kingdom

Covid 19 sets new «records». Despite this, the borders of United Kingdom are open to a number of countries. Also, United Kingdom citizens can freely cross the borders of other states. Naturally, on condition they сomply with all quarantine measures.

From which countries you can come to United Kingdom:

Current data on COVID-19 in United Kingdom

As of 26 June 2021, there is a decrease in cases of coronavirus infection in United Kingdom. More detailed statistics in numbers:

  • Total cases: 4 717 811
  • Currently sick: 266 624
  • Recovered: 4 323 098
  • Deaths: 128 089
  • Vaccinated: 43 656 327

You can keep track of the most current information on the WHO website:

View other countries from which we can come to United Kingdom

Countries available for entry:

Available for entry, but with restrictions:

Countries unavailable for entry:

Is it possible to enter and what are the rules, conditions for entering United Kingdom during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?