Germany will reduce its demand for quarantine of travelers from the UK on January 4 and provide a negative COVID-19 test, which was imposed during the omission of the Omicron coronavirus variant in early December.
The German embassy in London said on Twitter that the requirements would be removed from the CET at midnight on January 4, meaning that all individuals who have been fully vaccinated or have a valid reason to travel would be allowed to enter Germany.
Britain’s Transport Minister Grant Shaps said on Twitter that the news was “welcome development”. Germany classified the United Kingdom as a region of concern.
Britain is facing another wave of coronavirus epidemics driven by Omicron, with a record 183,037 daily cases reported on Wednesday. Infection rates in Germany increased between October and November, but declined in December.
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