COVID-19: Pre-departure testing has 'outlived its usefulness'

by 24britishtvJan. 6, 2022, 9:50 a.m. 17
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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has defended scrapping pre-departure tests for fully vaccinated people returning to England, saying testing for Omicron has 'outlived its usefulness'. He told Sky's Jayne Secker that as Omicron is now global we need to keep travel measures 'in line' with what's going on with the variant around the world SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí https://www.youtube.com/channel/skynewsespanol To enquire about licensing Sky News content, contact [email protected]

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