Journey returnees: more and more criticism of free Corona Tests

The criticism of the free Corona-Tests for travellers returning from high-risk areas are not broken. He had "a justice issue so that you are driving in high-ri

Journey returnees: more and more criticism of free Corona Tests

The criticism of the free Corona-Tests for travellers returning from high-risk areas are not broken. He had "a justice issue so that you are driving in high-risk areas and the Test paid for by the government gets," said SPD General Secretary, Lars Klingbeil in the "image"show "The right questions". Also, the NRW Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) has criticized the scheme. Interior-the Secretary of state Günter Krings (CDU), proposed a duty of disclosure in advance of travel to Corona-risk areas.

Since Saturday travelers coming back from Corona-risk areas in Germany are obliged to be at the point of entry test. The Test is for the Affected until three days after the arrival for free. Klingbeil said of the scheme, this was not discussed "to the end". The North Rhine-Westphalian Prime Minister Laschet filed on Monday in the ZDF-"morning magazine" is also a need for Change. In the medium term, the Affected would have to bear the costs themselves, he said. "The can't pay the public." Hamburg's first mayor, Peter Tschentscher (SPD) said in the broadcast, he think it is "very acceptable, if it the pay, the make aware of this travel in high-risk areas. Also you can go somewhere else on holiday.“

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Similarly, had spoken previously of Saxony-Anhalt's Prime Minister Reiner Haseloff (CDU). He considers that it is initially right that the Tests for returnees are free of charge. "For a permanent solution, but must be reflecting on their choices, for example, whether the costs for the Tests will be passed on to the appropriate airline tickets", said the CDU politician of the "mirror".

Updated Date: 10 August 2020, 07:19

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