Coronavirus: the Federation and the Länder agree on travel restrictions

After most provinces had already brought restrictions for travelers from Corona Hotspots such as the district of Gütersloh on the way, there is now a Federal-Lä

Coronavirus: the Federation and the Länder agree on travel restrictions

After most provinces had already brought restrictions for travelers from Corona Hotspots such as the district of Gütersloh on the way, there is now a Federal-Länder agreement on this: people from a circle with a high Corona-infection events may be accommodated only in a Hotel, if you have a medical certificate confirming that you have no infection. According to a decision of the chief of the Federal Chancellery and the head of the state - and the Senate offices of the countries from Friday. The required medical certificate "must be based on a molecular-biological testing, the maximum of 48 hours prior to arrival has been made".

NRW Minister Armin Laschet (CDU), said the news Agency dpa: "it's Good that we now have common rules for all countries with the Federal government, of how we combine risk-Preparedness and the freedom to travel together." After the Corona onset in the district of Gütersloh in the meat producer toennies most of the Federal States travel restrictions for people from Corona had decided to Hotspots. Laschet stressed: "The uncertainty and stigma for travellers from Gütersloh in the last days must not be repeated. Corona we can only defeat each other, not against each other.“

Federal government wants to circumvent the costs for Tests

Like the States that have adopted the accommodation of bans for people from German-Corona-risk areas, with this decision, it was open in the first place. Exceptions were in the case of these Prohibited now with the current negative Corona Tests. Bavaria, as the pioneer is, meanwhile, guests from the also strong of Tönnies-the outbreak affected the district of Warendorf, where the infections are gone back, again welcome. In several States the citizens must, if you are coming from the district of Gütersloh home, in quarantine.

According to the decision of Friday to use Federal and the Länder are now for the testing capacities where needed to further expand. You will observe the implementation of the measures in the next two weeks, and then about the future of newly emerging, especially in areas concerned to decide, as the decision further. The countries to be welcomed that the Federal Ministry of health has made the costs of Tests for people who are living in a so-called Hotspot, or stopped, possible.

The countries will be meeting after the decision in the most affected areas of Preparedness, that, so literally, "may travellers from a County or a city to be housed with, cumulatively, more than 50 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within the last 7 days only in a collective operation, respectively, without quarantine measure in a country may enter, if you have a medical certificate, in paper or digital Form, which confirms, that there is no evidence for the Presence of infection with the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 are present“. From a specialist medical laboratory finding considered to be a medical certificate. This "must be based on a molecular-biological testing, the maximum of 48 hours prior to arrival has been made". Decisive for the beginning of the 48-hour deadline, the date of the determination of the test outcome.

freedom to travel to as far as possible, remain

In the current decision it is, especially with a view to the upcoming holiday season, it is important, in the case of a regional outbreak of the necessary measures happen to be taken to prevent a spread of the Coronavirus by traveling within Germany. Nevertheless, the freedom of travel of citizens, as well as their planning to stay safety in the local outbreak affected areas as much as possible.

Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 14:20

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