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Germany has tightened the rules of entry from high-risk countries

Visitors from particularly high-risk countries will have to present a recent negative  test prior to entry. Others will be allowed to take the test on the spot.





will require a negative coronavirus test from people arriving from particularly high-risk countries. The corresponding rules were adopted by the German Federal government, reports DW.

Now, those arriving in Germany from countries with a particularly high risk of infection or from where the spread of new variants of the coronavirus will have to provide a negative test for coronavirus before entering Germany.

The results of this test can be provided to airlines, explained in Berlin.

At the same time to do a test for the disease will have to be a maximum of two days before entry into Germany.

Visitors from other countries at risk should be tested for coronavirus no later than two days after arrival in Germany. In addition, for those returning from risk countries, the rule of completing a ten-day remains in force.

The new rules will take effect as early as January 14. High-risk countries and regions are those where the weekly rate of infection exceeds 200 new cases per 100,000. The list of countries and regions at risk of contracting the coronavirus is constantly updated on the website of the Robert Koch Institute.

Recall that since January 11 Germany has begun a strict quarantine. Gyms, restaurants, hotels, and museums are closed.

We also wrote that German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the worst months of the pandemic were still to come.


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