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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Public Place:
The wearing of the mask becomes compulsory permanently in secondary schools; teachers and students were only required to wear it when moving in the hallways or in the classroom. ; 03/12/2021: Wearing a mask is compulsory in primary classes. ; 10/01/2022: Elementary; secondary and staff members (all levels) must wear the mask indoors at all times. Mask also compulsory for parents entering the school; 19/02/2022: wearing a mask will only be compulsory from the age of 12; 07/03/2022: wearing a mask will no longer be compulsory in education.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Movement Restrictions:
Compulsory for anyone not residing in Belgium to present a Digital Covid Certificate upon entry; i.e. a valid vaccination certificate. Exceptions apply (stays of less than 48 hours). No test obligation for anyone who enters the country (resident and non-resident) with a certificate. For Belgian residents without a certificate travelling from a dark red country or a third country not on the white list of Europe should undergo a rapid antigen (RAT) or a PCR test on day 1 after their arrival. For people from countries or regions with circulation of a new variant Concern (VOC) strict testing rules remain...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Movement Restrictions:
Upon return from a red zone; it is mandatory to quarantine and get tested. In addition to the mandatory negative test result prior to departure; the Consultative Committee would like every non-resident travelling to Belgium to be tested again upon arrival. This can be done with a PCR test or a rapid antigen test. Upon arrival in Belgium; the duration of quarantine remains ten days. This period may be reduced to a minimum of seven days on condition of a negative test result; where the test was taken; at the earliest; seven days after exposure; 27/06/2021: the Passenger Tracking Form...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Quarantine:
Contact tracing is conducted by dedicate CT teams. High risk close contacts - 7 day quarantine with test performed day 5. If negative; can leave quarantine on day seven. Low risk close contacts - wear face mask whenever outside household and when meeting people (may still go to work and school); keep a 1.5 m distance for everyone for 14 days; wash hands thoroughly and often; contact your doctor/healthcare system if symptoms develop. Have set up maximum capacity for manual Contact Tracing for all confirmed cases. Have opted not to use mobile app technology (low public acceptability); 17/03/2022: strongly recommended...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Public Place:
Staff members (all levels) as well as parents must wear masks indoors; under all circumstances. As for pupils; only secondary school pupils are required to wear masks; unlike nursery and primary school pupils; 08/12/2021: general obligation to wear a face mask from the age of 6; 19/02/2022: wearing a mask will only be compulsory from the age of 12; 07/03/2022: wearing a mask no longer compulsory in education.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
16.8M
People fully
vaccinated
8.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
42.42%
Vaccination:
COVID-19 travel restrictions have been lifted in Romania and travellers are not subject to quarantine anymore.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Vaccination:
If you have a vaccination certificate or a certificate of recovery; you don't need to be quarantined or be tested; 19/07/2021: Upon returning from a high-risk European area; people who have not yet been fully vaccinated must; in addition to a PCR test on day 1 (with quarantine at stake); perform a PCR test on the day 7. The test on day 1 is not necessary if the person in question has already undergone a PCR test in the 72 hours prior to arrival on Belgian territory. A positive result to a PCR test will imply an obligation of quarantine...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Other:
18/02/2022: teleworking is not mandatory anymore but recommended; 07/03/2022: businesses and public services are invited to establish a structural telework system.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
52.5M
People fully
vaccinated
36.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
29.75%
Airline Updates:
Ethiopian Airlines eyes new Dublin route via Manchester.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): RAT
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): RAT/ PCR / ISO
Total doses
given
5.5M
People fully
vaccinated
2.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
64.02%
Airline Updates:
Latest News: Prime minister opens borders to international travel, lifts heightened state of readiness (AKI Press, 14.02.2022).
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
24.9M
People fully
vaccinated
9.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
103.72%
Airline Updates:
Emirates resumes commercial flights to and from Vietnam.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): PCR
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR
Total doses
given
152.5M
People fully
vaccinated
53.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
62.31%
Airline Updates:
Turkish Airlines changes ticket rules for Russian nationals.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
-
People fully
vaccinated
6.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
62.27%
Airline Updates:
Budapest Airport’s route boost with Ryanair.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
653.5M
People fully
vaccinated
228.4M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.79%
Airline Updates:
United Airlines to resume flights between Washington, D.C. and Madrid.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):
Total doses
given
24.9M
People fully
vaccinated
9.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
103.72%
Airline Updates:
Emirates to resume flights to Bali from 01MAY22.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): PCR
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR