Former England footballer Eni Aluko was left weeping as she left the court in Barbados following a breach of her coronavirus quarantine. BBC pundit Eni Aluko,33-year-old traveled out of her hotel Before she
had received her test results after arriving in the Caribbean.
BBC pundit Eni Aluko told a court on the island that she was confused by the rules and didn’t realize that she had to wait for her results before leaving the hotel
The test for COVID-19 eventually came back positive. There have been 138 confirmed cases of the virus in Barbados with seven deaths.
The UK is on the “medium risk” list, and the Barbados government website states that after being tested at the airport, people should “await results at a designated holding hotel/villa at your own expense”.
Barbados newspaper Nation News reports her tearfully telling the court: “I came here on the basis that there were more relaxed rules. I love Barbados.
“I came here in 2015. I came here for a vacation. I would never, ever try to break any rules.
“I understand that I should have waited on the test. I didn’t think I had to, I thought I had to wait a maximum of time.
“Marriotts said there was a delay to the results and then they let me go.