Minister of health: free Corona-Tests for holiday returnees

Who return from vacation should be able to let free to the Coronavirus test. Approved by the Minister of health of the Federation and the länder on Friday. Thos

Minister of health: free Corona-Tests for holiday returnees

Who return from vacation should be able to let free to the Coronavirus test. Approved by the Minister of health of the Federation and the länder on Friday. Those entering from a high-risk area with the plane to Germany should already be at the airport a test spot to visit, said Berlin health Senator Dilek Kalayci (SPD).

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Previous arrangements, such as a two-week quarantine for Incoming travellers from areas of risk remained. Returnees from countries which are not classified as high-risk areas, can also be free of charge to test. The be done but not in the airport, but on others, for example, in the case of the associations of accredited physicians. Also, the so-called get out of the business cards are to be introduced in the case of returnees from high-risk areas. You should on a random sample basis in a controlled manner. In addition, those arriving by car back to Germany to be in the vicinity of the boundary of a sample in a controlled manner.

the Federal health Minister, Jens Spahn (CDU), said: "We are still in the middle of the Corona of a pandemic." The increasing tourist traffic increased the risk that more infections to Germany would be worn. "Therefore, the Federal government will complement the national test strategy so that all travellers returning within three days from the date of entry testing." However, it should be "clear," said Spahn, that a Test is "no free ticket".

Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 14:19

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