In Monday’s deal, both sides agreed to set up closed “transit centres” – similar to existing facilities at airports – that would allow German authorities to speedily process applicants and, if they are rejected, repatriate them to their EU arrival country if that state agrees. … [Read more...] about Horst Seehofer agrees border control deal with Angela Merkel
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Germany has about 6,100 active cases of the virus. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has expressed its concern in recent days that the number of cases was growing. However, in the last 24 hours no one in Germany died from the disease, the RKI said on Monday morning. … [Read more...] about Germany set to test all travellers from Covid-19 hotspots
How to protect yourself against the coronavirus Better than nothing It has not been proven that the face masks seen above can effectively protect you against viral infections. That said, these masks are probably able to catch some germs before they reach your mouth or nose. More importantly, they prevent people from touching their mouth or nose (which most people do instinctually). If you are already sick, such masks may keep you from infecting others. … [Read more...] about Is Germany ready for the second coronavirus wave?
In a round of interviews this morning, Mr Shapps declined to be drawn on any changes, saying he would 'wait for the latest scientific evidence from the Joint Biosecurity Centre' … [Read more...] about Will Portugal and Denmark be next on the quarantine list? Decision on border restrictions TODAY after cases spike as Theresa May demands ministers stop ‘dragging their feet’ over airport tests
Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism German government extends worldwide travel ban The beaches of the world people dream of, like here on Ko Phi Phi in Thailand, will have to do without German tourists. The German government has extended the travel warning for tourists due to the coronavirus pandemic for more than 160 countries outside the EU until August 31. However, exceptions can be made for individual countries where the spread of the virus has been sufficiently contained. … [Read more...] about Traveling to Germany: Coronavirus restrictions — questions and answers