Covid-19 News: For three EU countries shall continue to apply travel warning

Covid-19 News: For three EU countries shall continue to apply travel warning

The Covid-19-pandemic keeps the world in breath. Already, more than 7.5 million people globally have become infected with the novel Coronavirus, 185.457 in Germany – where it comes increasingly to local outbreaks.

The travel warning for tourists from Germany will be cancelled on Monday, probably just for 23 of the 26 other EU member States. After Spain and Finland, too, has its entry ban for travellers on the 15. June is also extended. On the website of the Federal foreign office, the Scandinavian country is counted, therefore, now turn to the countries for which the travel warning there could stay. The third country is Sweden, which is currently the only EU country that "Pandemiekriterien" for a cancellation of the warning is not fulfilled. There is an upper limit of a total of 50 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants is exceeded in a week.

Federal foreign Minister Heiko Maas had 17. March due to the Corona pandemic a travel warning for all of the almost 200 countries in the world imposed, to be lifted on Monday after almost three months, for the largest part of Europe. For the 23 EU member States will then point out only in the so-called Trip to the country-specific risks noted. In addition, the travel warning for the just got out of the EU, leaked United Kingdom, and three Non-EU countries of the Schengen border check-free area repealed: Iceland, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. For the Schengen state of Norway, the travel warning is lifted also because of a ban on entry until later. dpa/Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa/the image of German foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD).

Finland had the entry ban on Friday for most countries of the EU and of the Schengen area for up to 14. July extended, and only for Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania be lifted. In Spain, the most popular holiday destination of the Germans, the travel warning to 1. July. In Norway it is of unlimited duration, up to 20. July is to be re-decided.

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