Germany lifts entry bans for UK, Portugal and India

Germany lifts entry bans for UK, Portugal and India
Germany lifts entry bans for UK, Portugal and India

Germany on Monday lifted entry bans linked to the Covid-19 pandemic for residents of five countries, including the United Kingdom, Portugal and India.

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This measure taken by the Robert-Koch health watch institute (RKI) also concerns Russia and Nepal. It will come into force on Wednesday, he said. Travelers from these countries will therefore be able to enter Germany as soon as they observe quarantine and undergo mandatory tests.

Germany introduced a country category “To variant” to try to curb the new variants of the coronavirus before they spread on its soil. But the Delta variant will quickly become dominant in Germany, Health Minister Jens Spahn warned last week, which means bans on countries affected by this variant could be lifted.

The highly contagious Delta variant was first detected in India. Research seems to show that vaccines are effective against it. “We will examine the situation in the coming days”, added the minister.

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