Travellers arriving in Scotland from Denmark, Iceland, Slovakia and Curacao will have to self-isolate for 14 times, the Scottish government has declared.
Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf reported the evaluate was getting place in area because of a “substantial boost in situations” in the 4 countries.
The new quarantine principles arrive into drive at 04: 00 on Saturday.
In recent weeks, Portugal, Greece and Hungary have also been extra to Scotland’s quarantine list.
A list of nations around the world exempt from the policies is available on the Scottish governing administration web-site.
Mr Yousaf said: “Placing in place quarantine needs on individuals arriving in the British isles from numerous elements of the planet is a essential line of defence in our attempts to supress the spread of the virus.
“Handling the threat of importing situations from communities with higher threats of transmission is important in our initiatives to do this.
“The guidance continues to be that persons need to think incredibly difficult before committing to non-vital journey overseas. We are in the midst of a world-wide pandemic and the problem in numerous nations around the world can alter all of a sudden.”
Travellers confront fines if they are unsuccessful to comply with quarantine demands immediately after returning from abroad.