Grant Shapps confirms COVID tests for fully vaccinated travellers arriving in England will be scrapped from 4am, February 11
The Transport Secretary said 'It is obvious border testing for vaccinated travellers has outlived its usefulness.'
It comes after the chief executives of the UK's largest airlines urged the government to end coronavirus-related travel restrictions.
The bosses pointed to evidence that the Omicron variant is in retreat, and argued that current measures have a "limited effect" in preventing the spread of COVID-19.
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