European countries are restoring quarantine measures for tourists from Spain, as an increase in the incidence began in Catalonia, which the government is trying to resolve.
The UK imposes a 14-day quarantine on people who return from Spain. On Friday, Norway announced a 10-day quarantine for people who return from Spain, and France issued new travel warnings for the Catalonia region, which is home to Barcelona and popular beaches.
Tourism, the main source of income, for more than 10% of gross domestic products.
The World Tourism and Tourism Council called the UK’s decision a “major blow” to travelers and said that local restrictions, rather than broader travel restrictions, would be the best solution, according to Bloomberg.