200 British Tourists Forced To Quarantine At Swiss Ski Resort Escape In Middle Of Night

200 British Tourists Forced To Quarantine At Swiss Ski Resort Escape In Middle Of Night

Hundreds of British tourists who were forced to quarantine at a Swiss ski resort due to a new Coronavirus strain, have escaped in the night.

Apparently, 200 of the 420 UK tourists who were forced into isolation in Verbier, Switzerland, have fled rather than obey the quarantine rules and resume skiing after 10 days.

Swiss authorities announced that anyone who visited  the country from the U.K since the 14 December must remain in quarantine for ten days.

Hotel staff report that they discovered that the tourists had disappeared when their room service trays were abandoned outside. Some tourists even called and asked for their money back after they made it into France.

Police officers stand in the street in the Alpine resort of Verbier well known by British ski holiday makers, on December 22, 2020. – Switzerland on December 21, imposed an entry ban on arrivals from Britain and South Africa and ordered retroactive quarantine for all arrivals from the countries since December 14. The federal government said the move was intended to stop tourism from countries following the discovery there of new, more contagious variants of Covid-19. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP) (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images)

A rep for the area spoke out about the situation,

“We understand their anger,” Jean-Marc Sandoz said. “Suddenly families with small children were locked into 20 sq m (215 sq ft), and that’s intolerable.”

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