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Covid: UK travel testing delay ‘to help out business’ – The Guardian

Rule requiring travellers to show negative test to come into force on Monday, not Friday as planned

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The government has suggested it is delaying the requirement for travellers to England to have a negative coronavirus test to soften the impact of the move on businesses.
Late on Wednesday night, the transport secretary, Grant Shapps, said the new rule would come into force on Monday at 4am instead of Friday as planned.
Asked to explain the delay for a move that was signalled last week, the safeguarding minister, Victoria Akins, said it was for economic reasons. Speaking to Sky News, she said: Theres…

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