: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Germany to impose Covid-19 tests on returning travellers

Germany will make coronavirus tests mandatory for travellers returning from at-risk areas, Health Minister Jens Spahn said yesterday, as fears grow over rising case numbers blamed on summer holidays and local outbreaks. “We must prevent returning travellers from infecting others unnoticed and thus triggering new chains of infection. I will therefore order compulsory testing for travellers from risk areas,” Spahn wrote on Twitter.The regulations will come into force next week, the health ministry tweeted, and tests will be free. The debate around coronavirus testing intensified over the weekend after Germany’s 16 states agreed on Friday for free tests for all …read more

Source:: Gulf times