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Professor Karol Sikora has slammed the UK Government

Professor Karol Sikora has slammed the UK Government

Professor Karol Sikora has slammed the UK Government

A former World Health Organisation (WHO) chief has branded new quarantine regulations for travellers as bizarre, as police here confirm they are still in discussions around enforcement of the rules.

Professor Karol Sikora was speaking as a new two-week quarantine period for anyone arriving in the UK comes into force today.

While the rules do not apply to the Common Travel Area (CTA), anyone arriving into the UK from abroad via plane, ferry or train, will be required to provide an address from which they can self-isolate for 14 days.