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U.K. Extends Self-Isolation Period to 10 Days to Quell Covid

  • There’s a ‘real’ possibility people are infectious for 9 days
  • Hancock hints at expanding quarantine list for travelers
A public health notice to wear face coverings at the entrance to London Southend Airport, U.K.

A public health notice to wear face coverings at the entrance to London Southend Airport, U.K.

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
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The U.K. lengthened the self-isolation period for coronavirus patients to 10 days from seven as health authorities seek to prevent a renewed surge in cases of the disease.