Scotland has announced its own hotel quarantine plans that are stricter than those that will be enforced in the rest of the UK.
All international arrivals will be made to quarantine for 10 days in designated hotels, the Scottish Government has said.
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This goes further than the UK scheme, which will only apply to arrivals from a “red list” of 33 countries.
How will Scotland’s hotel quarantine work?
From Monday 15 February, anyone who arrives in Scotland on an international flight will have to quarantine in a hotel for 10 days.
Passengers will have to pay for the stays themselves. One room will cost £1,750 for the duration. This includes mandatory Covid tests on day two and day eight.
If more than one person is staying in a room, they will have to pay extra for their tests.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson said there will be a welfare fund for people who cannot afford the charges.
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