Increased Corona-infections: Ministry of foreign Affairs Luxembourg classifies as a risk area

The Foreign office warns, because of the high Corona-infection numbers in Luxembourg "is not necessary, in particular, tourist travel," in the neighboring cou

Increased Corona-infections: Ministry of foreign Affairs Luxembourg classifies as a risk area

The Foreign office warns, because of the high Corona-infection numbers in Luxembourg "is not necessary, in particular, tourist travel," in the neighboring country. Luxembourg had cumulatively exceeded the new infections are among a number of 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last seven days, according to the on Tuesday evening, the updated Homepage of the Federal foreign office on the grounds. Also areas in Spain are affected by the travel warning of the foreign office.

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) lists Luxembourg, with Tuesday as an area where "an increased risk for infection with Sars-CoV-2". According to the RKI, the classification as a risk area, according to joint analysis and decision-making by the Ministry of health, the Ministry of the interior and the Federal foreign office is carried out.

Thus, persons domiciled in the Grand Duchy of automatically fall under the quarantine provisions of the Anti-Corona-regulation of numerous German Federal States and able to travel from now on only with a maximum of a two-day-old, negative Corona-Test to spontaneous Visit. Otherwise you must go first for two weeks in domestic Isolation. Conversely, German for short visits in the neighboring country, because of the quarantine rules apply only after a stay of more than three days in a high-risk area. Also, commuters may continue over the border to their places of work, if this is necessary.

According to the information on the website of the Federal foreign office there is between Germany and Luxembourg has no border controls. Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) had argued for the case of increasing Covid-19-Figures against new border controls to neighbouring countries. You do not have to be done with it in the spring temporarily introduced border checks, "the best experiences," he said on Monday the interior Committee of the European Parliament.

Updated Date: 14 July 2020, 15:19

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