Germany to Lift Travel Restrictions for UK and Four Other Countries


The government of Germany has made a decision for lifting the travel ban related to the novel corona virus on the people coming from the countries including United Kingdom and four other countries, which are affected by the Delta covid-19 variant and the travel restrictions are also applied to the people arriving in Germany from Portugal, India, Russia and Nepal.

The travellers, who are completely vaccinated are also not required to be quarantined, and the non-vaccinated people coming from these countries, are however still going to be required to be in quarantine for 10 days, along with the option for ending their quarantine early with the help of a negative covid-19 test on the fifth day of quarantine.

Until now, all the five countries have been classified as the areas of corona virus variants due to the spread of the Delta and Delta Plus corona virus variants, they had been firstly identified in the country of India. However, the legal residents and citizens of Germany had been exempted from the travel ban, but they have to quarantine themselves for 14 days after visiting any of the five countries.

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On Monday, 5th July 2021, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said, the countries are now going to be classified as the high incidence areas, and after the talks with Boris Johnson, prime minister of United Kingdom, Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany said, the fully covid-19 vaccinated people of United Kingdom are soon going to be able to visit Germany without quarantining themselves.