Increase of Corona infections: foreign office advises against tourist travel to Catalonia

Due to the strong increase in the Corona-infections in Spain, the Foreign office advises against now of tourist trips in several regions of the most popular vac

Increase of Corona infections: foreign office advises against tourist travel to Catalonia

Due to the strong increase in the Corona-infections in Spain, the Foreign office advises against now of tourist trips in several regions of the most popular vacation lands of the Germans. Are affected Catalonia with the tourist metropolis of Barcelona and the beaches of the Costa Brava, as well as the West in the inland regions of Aragón and Navarra. The Balearic Islands, the popular holiday island of Majorca or the Canary Islands would be spared. The Foreign office justified the step on Tuesday in its Travel advice for Spain with the "high infection numbers and local barriers".

To a reactivation of the formal travel warning for the affected regions, the Ministry refrained from initially. Such a step would have allowed it to holidaymakers for the free cancellation of bookings. The discouragement of travel is virtually level with an alarm including.

"The situation is very critical,"

The Foreign office had a travel warning for the particularly strong of the Corona-pandemic struck in Spain until 21. June repealed, after the government had completed a 14-week state of emergency. The Infection levels had risen in the past few days, in some areas dramatically.

The three most affected regions are not counted by the Federal government, but in spite of the high infection numbers first to high-risk areas. Returnees to such areas have to be in Germany for a Corona Test. In the European Union, which currently only applies to Luxembourg.

Updated Date: 28 July 2020, 06:19

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