CYPRUS has leapt into the "red" zone due to a spike in daily coronavirus cases, putting the island at risk of quarantine restrictions.
The country, which has kept coronavirus cases as some of the lowest in Europe, is one of the few destinations still open to British tourists.
With just 2,047 cases since the crisis began, Cyprus has seen daily infections jump from less than five per day to 41 new cases yesterday.
Using data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), countries above 20 new Covid cases per 100,000 people, over seven days, are at risk of being removed from the UK's travel corridor list.
Cyprus is currently at 20, putting them at risk of holiday restrictions.
However, PC Agency's Paul Charles explained that while new cases are in the high risk zone, the UK government also considers positive test rates, of which Cyprus remains low.
He explained on social media: "There’s no quarantine from #Cyprus at this stage. And its testing positivity is very low, which is good news."
"So it is seeing more infections but they are not widely transmitting across the community. For now, #Cyprus remains an very attractive place to go."
Earlier this month, the Mediterranean island saw nearly half of the new cases coming from incoming tourists – with the majority being from the UK.
Of the 23 new cases, 10 of them were from tourists entering the country – six of which were British tourists.
Holidays to Cyprus have been one of the few popular choices for Brits, with cheap deals as well as no quarantine restrictions on arrival or back in the UK.
Holidaymakers must have a negative coronavirus test, however, to enter, which must be taken up to 72 hours before arrival and can cost between £100 – £200, as they cannot be performed on the NHS.
Bars and restaurants can only have up to 75 customers indoors and 150 outdoors in new rules introduced this week, and no more than 10 people can meet in one group.
The few holiday destinations open to Brits without quarantine are Italy, as well as a number of islands in Greece and Portugal.
They have their own entry restrictions, however, such as mandatory passenger locator forms and negative coronavirus tests.
Majorca, Tenerife and Ibiza – currently on the UK quarantine list – may require negative coronavirus tests from Brits when Spain is removed from the quarantine list.
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