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Coronavirus: UK holidaymakers ‘welcome’ in Portugal..

Portugal’s foreign minister has said anyone in the UK thinking of going to Portugal this summer will be “most welcome” amid coronavirus.

Augusto Santos Silva said he hoped an air bridge between the UK and Portugal could be secured by the end of June.

The UK is set to give more details of its plan to force arrivals into quarantine for 14 days later.

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel will say air bridges to countries with low virus infection rates are possible in future.

This would mean that people arriving from certain places will not have to self-isolate.

However, that will only apply to countries with low Covid-19 infection rates, she is expected to tell MPs. She will also say that the planned quarantine for arrivals is necessary “to prevent a second wave of the virus”.