Love Island contestant Zara Holland risks prison after breaking Barbados Covid laws

Zara Holland could face prison time after she and her partner Elliott Love breached Covid laws in Barbados.

After Love tested positive for the virus, the couple were meant to stay in quarantine. Instead, they reportedly cut off their red wristbands, jumped in a taxi and tried to fly back to the UK.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 26: Zara Holland, Miss Great Britain 2015/16, attends the World Premiere of 'Dad's Army' at Odeon Leicester Square on January 26, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 01: Zara Holland attends the European premiere of "Pride And Prejudice And Zombies" at Vue West End on February 1, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 08: Zara Holland from ‘ITV show Love Island’ wears Superdry while attending the exclusive Superdry launch at Arndale Centre #SDArndale on July 8, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shirlaine Forrest/Getty Images for Superdry)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 18: Zara Holland attends the UK Gala Screening of "Mr Calzaghe" at May Fair Hotel on November 18, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Zara Holland attends the UK Film Premiere of "Daddy's Home"at Vue West End on December 9, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Zara Holland attends a champagne reception for 'Look Good Feel Better' supporting women with cancer at the Baxter London on November 24, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 05: Zara Holland arrives for the World premiere of "Bridget Jones's Baby" at Odeon Leicester Square on September 5, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 23: Zara Holland attends the World Premiere of "BrOTHERHOOD" at The Vue Westfield London on August 23, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 5: Zara Holland attends the European premiere of 'The Legend Of Tarzan' at Odeon Leicester Square on July 5, 2016 in London, England.( Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)
BRENTWOOD, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Zara Holland arrives at Amy Childs' re-launch of her Essex based Clinic at Unit 1 Wilsons Corner on April 12, 2016 in Brentwood, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
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Barbados – which has recorded just 383 Covid cases and seven deaths from the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic – requires all visitors from high and medium-risk countries to be tested on arrival. If they test positive, visitors must stay in quarantine until they have recovered – either at a government location or in self-isolation.

Holland publicly apologised for their actions: "I want to apologise to the entire country of Barbados for what has been a massive mix-up and misunderstanding. I would never do anything to jeopardise an entire nation that I have nothing but love and respect for."

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