Germany to take off certain countries from the travel risk list

Germany takes off US and Canada out of the travel risk list countries.

Only India and UK remains banned due to the higher number of corona infections.

Germany does no longer classify some countries as travel risk countries owing to the lower number of infections.

It includes; Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Cyprus, Kosovo, Lebanon, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine, and the US.

Some regions of Greece, Portugal and Switzerland are also no longer deemed as a travel risk country.

Rules of entering the country:

Safety rules must still imply to all those countries taken off the list.

Passengers flying from the aeroplane must carry a negative PCR test report,

Certificate of vaccine or

Proof of recovery.

German foreign minister, Mass announced: “After long months of lockdowns, we can look forward to more normalcy, and that also applies to travelling.” 

What about other banned countries?

The foreign minister assured most of the countries would be taken off the ‘travel risk countries’ by July 1st. She expected things to return to normal as fast as possible.

With the lifting of restrictions comes a huge risk of the introduction of a new variant as travelling resumes.

She said such risk is always put into consideration and it can never be neglected.

She also pointed out, easing of restrictions might not be taken as an “invitation to carelessness.”

Everyone will still practice safe hygiene, wearing masks in public and social distancing.

Coronavirus situation in Germany:

German authorities are planning to take the risk of complete opening by autumn, as the number of cases keeps dropping.

Officials are asking more and more people to get vaccinated so by the end of autumn Germany will return to its normal hustle and bustle.

Germany so far has 56,813 active cases with only 3 per cent of them marked as critical cases.

Currently 50,541,084 coronavirus vaccinations have taken place in Germany.

The vaccination rollout followed the approval of the Biotech-Pfizer vaccine.

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