New rules for travelling in Europe from February
Vaccinated, healed and negative to the tests will be able to move freely
Brussels will approve tomorrow the new recommendation that relaunches the European Green Pass with a package of measures that will take effect from February 1st. The new provisions stipulate that those who are vaccinated, those who are cured or those who have tested negative to an anti-covid test will be able to move freely within the borders of the European Union.
Travellers "should not be subject to additional restrictions on free movement. In particular, people travelling within the Union should not be subject to quarantine", the document says. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that, excluding new variations, it is "plausible" in 2022 the end of the pandemic in Europe.
The new measures replace the current ones based on geographical origin that identified countries at low, medium or high risk of infection to which is linked, for a short time, the obligation to submit a negative test or spend a few days in quarantine. The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control will continue to update the map, but it will only be informative. In any case, it remains in the power of individual Member States to impose additional measures in case of need for the particular epidemiological situation.
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency