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Quarantine could finish off hundreds of travel firms, industry figures warn

With the decision to impose a mandatory 14-day quarantine for almost everyone arriving in the UK by air, travel industry insiders say the government has signed the death warrant for hundreds of holiday firms.

Two months after the World Health Organisation announced that coronavirus had become a global pandemic, the prime minister has announced that quarantine for new arrivals by air.

Passengers arriving by air from anywhere abroad apart from the Republic of Ireland will be presumed to be carrying coronavirus and will be required to self-isolate in a private dwelling for two weeks.

Boris Johnson said the order was

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