Germany will request PCR to enter the country and study a legal framework to prohibit flights to certain destinations such as Mallorca. Merkel admits that to restrict flights “there are significant legal concerns and they must be taken seriously.” Germany will implement a mandatory covid-19 test this weekend to enter the country.
Germany continues to study measures to curb the virus during the Easter holidays. After decreeing a total confinement of five days and later canceling it, he has chosen to implement a mandatory coronavirus test from this weekend to enter the country by air , while German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stressed that it is difficult restrict travel abroad.
The German Ministry of Health has advanced that it will implement the measure of negative coronavirus tests before boarding the planes heading to the country from 00:00 (local time) on Sunday, in an action to control the spread of the virus in the country , according to the newspaper ‘Bild’.
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The debate about travel abroad has been on in Germany due to reservations to fly to holiday destinations, as in the case of Mallorca, in Spain. On the possibility of restricting flights, Merkel has stressed that “there are important legal concerns and they must be taken seriously.”
The German government is considering temporarily banning travel to popular holiday areas abroad, while the chancellor has asked the relevant ministries to examine ways to do so. “We cannot act illegally,” he highlighted in this regard, according to the aforementioned German media.
The country seeks to stop a third wave in the country and in recent days it has studied measures to do so. In recent days, the German chancellor has reversed a strict five-day confinement announced for Easter after criticism received for the lack of clarity about the key elements of said plan, a “mistake” that she has assumed in a personal capacity.
In the last day, the German authorities have confirmed more than 2.7 million infections in the framework of the pandemic, according to data collected by the Robert Koch Institute.
Specifically, the last balance has left 2,713,180 positives and 75,440 deaths, while the accumulated incidence rate during the last seven days is 113.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants , with 94,252 infections during the last week and about 181,500 cases assets. After several weeks of decline, this indicator has risen again in recent days.