The German Government Tightens COVID Regulations For Fall And Winter Travel

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As part of Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s Cabinet, legislation was approved Wednesday to continue basic protection against the Coronavirus pandemic during the fall and winter. During the presentation of these rules – which include the new requirement to wear N95-type face masks on train, bus, and plane rides – images were published of Habeck and the […]

South Korea Will Lift The Covid-19 Quarantine In Late May

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According to Yonhap News Agency, the South Korean public health agency said on Friday that the quarantine will be fully lifted for COVID-19 patients by the end of May. The Korean Disease Control and Prevention Agency also plans to lower COVID-19 to its second-highest level out of four, enabling clinics and hospitals to treat patients […]

Shanghai Extends Lockdown After Covid-19 Virus Outbreak ‘Extremely Grim’

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According to a city official, the situation in China’s largest metropolis of Shanghai remains “extremely grim” amid an ongoing lockdown that has forced around 26 million people to remain at home. Chinese state media quoted Gu Honghui, the director of Shanghai’s epidemic control working group, as saying that the outbreak was “still at a high […]

Thailand Scraps Covid-19 Pre-Travel Testing To Boost Tourism

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The Thai government announced Friday that travelers will no longer need to take the Covid-19 test before boarding a plane under plans intended to revive the pandemic-hit tourism industry. Taweesin Visanuyothin, the spokesman for Thailand’s Covid-19 task force, said visitors will be tested on arrival in Thailand from April 1, rather than within 72 hours […]

Travel Restrictions in Shanghai Due To Doubling Of Covid-19 Cases in China

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On Sunday (March 13), Shanghai ordered its residents to avoid all but essential travel inside or outside the city and halted long-distance bus service as the coronavirus outbreak spread across the metropolis and across a large portion of mainland China. In China, there are still fewer Covid-19 cases than in most other countries, but the […]

Bermuda Streamlines Covid-19 Protocol For Travelers Who Have Been Vaccinated

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A new set of COVID protocols will allow for a quicker entry process for travelers who have received vaccines. Bermuda announced these changes on March 7. As part of the revised guidelines, all visitors two years and older will have to submit proof of a negative COVID-19 test. A rapid test performed within two days […]

Malaysia, Indonesia To Ease Restrictions On Foreign Travel Under COVID-19

Foreign visitors to Bali, Indonesia’s holiday island, will no longer be subject to quarantine beginning next week, officials said on Saturday. In neighbor Malaysia, restrictions on travellers from Thailand and Cambodia have been removed. Malaysia and Indonesia have imposed some of the most restrictive entry procedures in Asia to curb Covid-19 outbreaks and prevent the […]