Corona: the Federal government warns against travel to Antwerp

Due to a significant increase in Corona cases, the Foreign office warns of Antwerp, tourist travel in the Belgian Region. "In front of non-tourist travel in th

Corona: the Federal government warns against travel to Antwerp

Due to a significant increase in Corona cases, the Foreign office warns of Antwerp, tourist travel in the Belgian Region. "In front of non-tourist travel in the province of Antwerp will be warned due to high infection numbers at the moment," informed the Foreign office on Wednesday on its website.

Previously had advised the provincial government of Antwerp, already in the Region. There, the number of Corona infections currently exceeds the mark of 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants within seven days. Such regions declared the Robert Koch Institute to high-risk areas.

In the province that is not adjacent to Germany, in Belgium, the most confirmed Corona cases. There is a particularly stringent Mask requirement apply, a nighttime curfew and a night ban on the sale of alcohol. On the North sea coast, holidaymakers and Locals have to sign up for trips to the beach part before.

tourists from Germany can currently enter, in principle, easily in other regions of Belgium. At Brussels airport, however, is measured with thermal imaging cameras, the temperature of all passengers. In the case of more than 38 degrees, the entry could be denied. Due to the increasing Corona-case, numbers, most recently there were an average of more than 300 per day - have been tightened the restrictions again. So a mask is compulsory in public places with a lot of audience, as well as in buses and trams, museums and shops is. Guests in pubs and Restaurants need to leave contact details. Shopping you could go alone and for a maximum of 30 minutes.

Updated Date: 07 August 2020, 05:20

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