EU lifts Corona-entry stop for 14 countries - the United States is not

The EU member States decided with necessary majority, that is, from Wednesday on, only people from 14 countries are allowed to enter. The list should be revised

EU lifts Corona-entry stop for 14 countries - the United States is not

The EU member States decided with necessary majority, that is, from Wednesday on, only people from 14 countries are allowed to enter. The list should be revised every two weeks, as the Council of the EU declared States of America.

the EU wants Corona-entry stop for these 14 countries unlink

so Far, Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, new Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay are on the list. In addition, China is called the country must, however, predict that the EU will be admitted citizens there.

Crucial for the easing of the entry restrictions, especially the number of the Covid is in the future-19-new infections in the last 14 days. In addition, among the Trend in the same period, as well as the handling of the respective state of the pandemic are expected to play a role.

criteria for the lifting of the Corona-entry ban

Specifically, it is provided that the number of new infections within the past two weeks per 100 000 inhabitants "is close to or below" the EU average which was last at 16. The Trend of new cases in the same period should be compared to the previous 14 days, "stable or declining". When handling the States with Covid-19 measures for contact tracing of Infected, the number of Tests and mitigation efforts are expected to play a role.

travelers from strong of the Corona-pandemic-affected countries therefore remain out of the. So have been given in countries such as the USA or Brazil, according to data from the EU health authorities the ECDC in the past 14 days with 120 or more cases per 100 000 inhabitants. Details of the Trend, not the Overview.

To contain the Coronavirus pandemic had EU in mid-March, all-States, except Ireland, as well as the Non-EU countries Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland agreed to ban non-essential travel into the EU first. The entry stop had been prolonged several times and is currently valid until the end of June.

list of "not legally binding" States decide for themselves

However, the list for the member States is "not legally binding", as the EU explained to the Council. "The authorities of the member States for the implementation of the content of the recommendation is responsible." The country list should be updated according to the decision every two weeks.

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Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 19:26

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