Cyprus and Lithuania have been removed from the government’s list of travel corridors, the Department for Transport has announced.

Travellers arriving in the UK from those countries after 4am on Sunday must self-isolate for 14 days due to a rise in coronavirus cases.

The announcement was made in the weekly Thursday afternoon tweet from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps.

Germany maintains its quarantine exemption despite recording 107 cases per 100,000 people in the past week.

No countries have been added to the list of travel corridors this week.

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The news about Cyprus will not be welcomed by families on half-term enjoying breaks there as they face a scramble back before the deadline kicks in.

You do not need to self-isolate if you’re travelling to England from one of the countries, territories or regions listed below.

You must have spent the last 14 days in one of these places, or in the UK.

If you visited somewhere that is not on the list in the 14 days before your arrival in England, you will need to self-isolate. Visiting includes making a transit stop.

You will still need to complete the passenger locator form before you enter the UK.