US News COVID-19: New Restrictions in Spain and Portugal for British Tourists

22:43  28 june  2021
22:43  28 june  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

this summer, tourists in France will be European and few

 this summer, tourists in France will be European and few the United Kingdom, which remains classified "orange" by France, had sent 13 million tourists in the hex in 2019 on the 72 million British parties. Foreign © Fred Scheiber / Sipa Tourists take pictures in Toulouse, in the summer of 2020.

Des touristes à leur arrivée à l'aéroport de Malaga, en Espagne, le 7 juin 2021. © Reuters - Jon Nazca Tourists on arrival at Malaga Airport, Spain, June 7, 2021.

More than 22,000 new Cases were identified on Monday in the United Kingdom. The figures explode: + 69% compared to last week. The Variant Delta seals the British counters and strength several countries to take action. In Europe, Spain and Portugal are returning to binding measures aimed at British tourists.

A negative PCR test or complete vaccination will now be mandatory for the British wishing to go to Spain. It is not, as the Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez had suggested, of measures limited to the Balearic Islands .

These restrictions will come into effect for all United Kingdom nationals from Thursday wherever they want to go to Spain. The Iberian Peninsula had largely opened its doors on May 24 at British tourists who did not even need to present a PCR test contrary to European nationals.

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The precautionary principle wins over the economic recovery while the tourism season is in full swing and With 18 million tourists a year, the British represent by far the widest contingent of foreign visitors on Spanish soil.

Portuguese side, anyone of British nationality that is not completely vaccinated will be placed in quarantine or fourteen days of isolation. The Portuguese authorities want to avoid a renewed contamination of the Variant Delta while the Algarve, the most southerly region of the country, is experiencing a peak of coronavirus cases that has just causing the closure of schools in several municipalities until mid-July.

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Hong Kong also took measures concerning British travelers to try to curb contaminations. VARIANT DELTA. The city has suspended all flights from the United Kingdom from July 1st. His first case of VVID-19 delta variant had identified last week, which had ended a period of 16 days in a row without new local contamination.

Travel Restrictions for Five Countries Locked .
If a country is classified as a virus variant area, traveling from there to Germany almost comes to a standstill. For five countries, the state of emergency is now over. Path from the list are also two EU countries. © Zumapress / Picture Alliance Entry control at Munich Airport (Archive) The Federal Government clearly eliminates the entrance restrictions imposed for Portugal, Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Russia, India and Nepal, Russia, India and Nepal.

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