Entry restrictions: Anyone is allowed in the EU?

In the EU, an agreement on strict criteria for the planned easing of the Corona-entry restrictions. Thus, travelers from countries such as the United States, Ru

Entry restrictions: Anyone is allowed in the EU?

In the EU, an agreement on strict criteria for the planned easing of the Corona-entry restrictions. Thus, travelers from countries such as the United States, Russia and Brazil are allowed to come to the end of this month only in exceptional cases in the EU, as the German press Agency learned on Friday evening after a meeting of EU ambassadors.

Only for people from about a dozen countries such as South Korea or new Zealand, the visa restrictions could be lifted accordingly, in July. The latter is, that only essential travel will be allowed.

you must list The level of ambassadors drafted a compromise for the criteria and the country-according to data from the EU to be in some main cities to the vote. In the ideal case, can then take place on Monday in a written procedure, a decision.

Crucial for the easing of entry restrictions in the future, especially the number of Covid-19-new infections in the two weeks before. In addition, among the Trend in the same period, as well as the handling of the respective state of the pandemic are expected to play a role.

new infections does not exceed the limit

actually, it is provided that the number of new infections was within the past two weeks per 100 000 inhabitants in the "near or under 16" should be - so as the EU average. The Trend of new cases in the same period should be compared to the previous 14 days, "stable or declining". When handling the States with Covid-19 measures for contact tracing of Infected, the number of Tests and mitigation efforts are expected to play a role.

citizens strongly of the Corona-pandemic-affected countries such as the United States and Russia would remain thus for the time being. In them there was last updated in 14 days 60 to 120 cases per 100 000 inhabitants. For countries such as Brazil and Saudi Arabia, the EU health authority ECDC is specified in a Overview Friday, even a value of 120 or more cases. Details of the Trend, not the Overview. to take into account

the development of the infection numbers should be checked, the restrictions on admission continuously. Included is also the question of whether the EU may travel citizens in the respective third-country. In China, for example, despite relatively low infection-entry ban for foreigners pay still.

Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 23:20

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