Corona virus: 155 countries are classified as high risk areas

Status: 01/21/2022 3:00 pm

A further 19 countries, including Tunisia and the Maldives, will become high-risk areas from Sunday. This means that 155 countries are considered high risk areas – three-quarters of the 200 countries worldwide.

The omigran variant of the corona virus and the high number of new infections have been classified as high risk areas in 155 countries around the world. It accounts for three-quarters of the world’s population of about 200. In addition to the 136 countries on the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) risk list for a week, the RKI announced that 19 more countries will be added this Sunday (00:00 am).

Tunisia, Japan and the Maldives are now high-risk areas

So no country will be removed from the list. According to the RKI, from Sunday Romania, Moldova, Kosovo, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Japan, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Maldives, Brazil, Chile and Ecuador will use Paraguay. As high-risk areas.

Some passengers at Tokyo airport: Japan will be considered the most dangerous area since Sunday

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Rules for entry from high risk areas

Anyone entering the country from a high-risk area who does not have at least full basic protection with a second syringe, which is usually needed or cured, should be isolated for ten days and released after five days. Entry with a negative test. For children under the age of six, isolation ends automatically five days after admission.

The classification of high risk area is linked to the Federal Foreign Office’s travel alert for non-essential tourism. This makes it easier for tourists to cancel already booked trips for free, but that does not mean a travel ban. It is classified as a risk area after a joint analysis and conclusion by the Federal Ministry of Health, the Foreign Office and the Ministry of the Interior. Countries and territories, especially those at high risk for infection, are classified as high-risk areas.

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