Europe Issues Fresh Travel Restrictions For Indians In View Of The Delta Variant Of COVID

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by Tania Tarafdar
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Europe has issued fresh travel curbs taking into account the presence of the Delta variant across the world. Spain, Portugal and Germany have issued fresh travel restrictions. Any person travelling to Portugal by air, land or sea needs to show vaccination proof and undergo isolation. Unvaccinated Britons need to undergo compulsory quarantine for two weeks after arriving in Portugal. Germany has prohibited the entry of Portuguese, British and Russian travellers. Germany is now allowing entry to only its citizens, and they must undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine. In Spain, travellers from Britain need to show their vaccination proof. Unvaccinated travellers must present their negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test reports.

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Europe Will Welcome Tourists Who Have Taken Approved Jabs

The European countries will welcome travellers who have been fully vaccinated with an approved jab either by the European Medicines Agency or by the World Health Organization. That means travellers who are fully vaccinated Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, and Sinopharm vaccines may be allowed into the region. Covaxin, Covishield, or Sputnik V – Are you wondering which vaccine should you take to travel to Europe? Every travel enthusiast in India should take only this vaccine.  

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The European Nations Can Make Changes In Guidelines In Case Of COVID-19 Emergency

The European Union has maintained that all 27 member states will have full freedom to change the travel measures. Countries could ask for mandatory COVID-19 negative test reports and quarantines for tourists from specific nations with a high caseload. However, the nations can also put an emergency brake on travel, should a COVID-specific emergency arise. When Can Indians Travel To Europe Again? Here’s What The European Commission Suggests.

 

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