Distrust in UK data on COVID-19 in Slovakia. The country sends over its own

British experts to review the UK's travel corridor list on July 23.

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After Slovakia listed the UK as a safe country, requiring no self-isolation upon arrival to the country as of July 20, Slovak public officials are hoping Britain will revoke its earlier decision and put the central European country on its travel corridor list, requiring no self-isolation, later this week.

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“We have excellent, long-term epidemiological results, which should be reason enough for the UK to reconsider its approach,” Martin Klus, the state secretary of the Foreign Affairs Ministry, posted on Facebook.

Because of Britain’s ‘incomprehensible’ approach, as Klus put it in his post, Slovakia has been prompted to pass all its coronavirus data on to British experts. They are slated to review the travel corridor list on July 23 for the second time since it was published at the start of this month.

Britain used ‘official’ sources

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