The news agency AFP cites sources who say the EU has agreed to fully open up to vaccinated travelers, even in relation to non-essential travel.
The case is being updated.
EU member states agreed to reopen on Wednesday.
At a meeting in Brussels, ambassadors from EU countries also agreed to raise the threshold for how many new infections could occur in a country before they were considered unsafe. This will allow entry into the EU from many places.
Defender Refers to the news agency BA, and writes that each member state can decide whether to accept vaccination certificates in connection with the relaxation of entry restrictions for non-essential travel.
This was confirmed by EU spokeswoman Ana Asceno e Silva Twitter, Which writes that the agreement allows entry into third parties and that “emergency mechanisms will be established to respond to virus variants of interest or concern.”
He also writes that there will be an official press release this weekend addressing the changes.
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Goldwalk: – A common solution would be easy to open
Health director Bijorn Goldwalk told NTB that the change was a “big step”.
– It is gratifying that the EU has so far come to coordinate work through the use of vaccine passports. Achieving a common solution would make it easier to open in European countries, says Goldwalk.
At a meeting in Brussels on Wednesday, ambassadors from EU countries also agreed to raise the threshold for how many new infections could occur in a country before it is deemed unsafe. It has been in 25 epidemics per 100,000 people in the last 24 days, but up to 75, ambassadors tell AFP.
This change will allow entry into the EU from many places. Sources said the recommendations would be approved at the cabinet level on Friday.
Many unknowns are undesirable
The corona certificate is considered proof that you have been vaccinated, have been immunocompromised since the infection, or have taken a negative test. It was previously announced that the joint certification would be ready by the end of June.
Unwanted travel within the EU is currently banned, with the exception of a few countries where the spread of the infection is low as it is considered safe.
At the same time, trade is opening up in Europe as restrictions are relaxed. Hotels and restaurants are worried about the revenue of this summer tourist season.
Even with the new rules, people who are not from large parts of the world can still enter the EU.