Germany no longer classifies regions including the United States, Canada and Austria as areas of a high coronavirus risk, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases said on Friday.
The RKI listed 19 countries and regions that are “no longer considered as risk areas.”
Countries that have been removed from the travel risk list include Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Cyprus, Kosovo, Lebanon, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine and the US.
Some regions in Portugal, Norway, Croatia, Greece and Switzerland are also no longer considered risk regions by Germany.
The RKI’s decision takes effect on June 13.
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