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Covid-19 News: Finland allows travelers from Germany back into the country

The Covid-19-pandemic keeps the world in breath. More than 11 million people have been infected with the Coronavirus, 196.304 of them in Germany. The disease Covid-19 has already claimed over half a Million deaths.

German and many other Europeans are allowed to travel starting next week back to Finland. The Nordic country is raising its in the Corona of crisis, adopted entry restrictions for several countries with comparatively low infection numbers to 13. July, including Germany, Austria, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland. For people from the neighbouring country of Sweden, as well as other EU countries such as Portugal, Spain and France, the Finnish borders remain closed, however, continued as Minister of the interior Maria Ohisalo said Wednesday evening at a press conference in Helsinki.

Crucial for the Finns is that in the respective countries, within a Two-week period is less than eight new Corona cases per 100 000 inhabitants was recorded to have been. Already in mid-June, Finland had lifted its border restrictions for travellers from the Baltics, Norway, Denmark and Iceland. Also, for some countries outside of Europe and the Schengen area, the Finnish borders to be opened now, among other things, for work trips, including Australia, new Zealand, and China.

The latest news on Corona-crisis in Germany, Europe and the world read in the News-Ticker of FOCUS Online.

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