Bulgaria: RKI considers Bulgaria a risk area from 2 May

Datum: 30. April 2021 12:43

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) updated its list of global risk areas on Friday (30 April). Based on this evaluation, Bulgaria will be classified as a risk are by the Federal Foreign Office from 2 May. The country had been considered a high incidence area before.

Travellers who enter Germany by land, air or sea and who within the preceding 10 days have been to an area designated as an international risk area or high incidence areas by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) at the time of entry, are generally required to undergo 10 days of home isolation immediately upon arrival at their destination (see Federal Foreign Office website).

Since 30 March, all travellers entering Germany by air are required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result before embarking on their journey. The new testing obligation applies to all countries without exception and regardless of whether the country of departure is classified as a risk area. Further information pertaining to the new Ordinance on Coronavirus Entry Regulations is provided by the Federal Government and the Federal Ministry of Health.

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