COVID-19: Foreign holidays announcement in coming days but PM warns UK to ‘be realistic’ | UK News

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed a new traffic light system for international travel – but he has warned people it is still too soon for the government to commit to allowing holidays abroad.

On the government’s roadmap back to normality, foreign trips are banned until 17 May at the earliest.

But at his latest Downing Street coronavirus briefing, Mr Johnson said: “Obviously we are hopeful that we can get going from 17 May, we are hopeful…” but he went on to warn people to “be realistic” and said: “We’re not there yet.”

Here is what he revealed and what he confirmed on the traffic light system and how it will work…

Signs are pictured as people sunbathe and swim on El Arenal beach in Palma de Mallorca (file pic)
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