Vienna, Austriathe: Xinhua / Guo Chen
Europe has identified the conditions under which it will skip the tourists in the Schengen zone, and also in the countries of the Scandinavian Peninsula after the opening of the external borders. About it reports Reuters with reference to the draft recommendations developed by the current presiding EU Croatia.
According to the document, travelers should take from the States where the epidemiological situation with coronavirus infection COVID-2019 comparable to or better than in Europe. While it should stabilize or improve. In addition, States will be evaluated from the point of view of the number of tests and other indicators. The data will be updated every two weeks.
Listed in the recommendations correspond to the requirements of the country, where it is held from 16 to 20 new cases per 100 thousand people for 14 days. Reuters notes that under this criterion do not fall travelers from Russia, USA, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, most countries in South America.
Anonymous European diplomats told the Agency that doubt the adoption of the document in this form. “It seems that in these recommendations to a large extent wishful thinking” — said one of them. The final limits will be agreed before the opening of the external borders, which is scheduled for July 1.
According to the latest data, the total number of infected coronavirus infection in the world is approaching 9.3 million people, killed more than 478 thousand people. The first place of incidence is the United States, which recorded 2.3 million patients.
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