Belgium plans to ease COVID-19 entry restrictions for incoming passengers

Amidst the recent spike in the global pandemic, Belgian authorities have decided to relax the entry restriction after following the examples of several other European nations‘ governments.

Moreover, in the previous month, the Council of the European Union has introduced some of the suggestions, including all of the other individuals, to emphasize the traveller’s situation instead of focusing on the epidemiological circumstances in their country of departure.

Belgium has decided to end the colour code system, which organized other counties into the green, orange and red groups, taking into consideration the infection rate in them as well as from February 18.

It started to involve the travellers’ entry rules or the recovery status.

Following the increase in the variant of the COVID-19 Omicron, the authorities of Belgium have made the decision to ease the entry requirement for the international arrivals.

Additionally, the decision that has been taken to reduce and to prevent the further damages that the virus and its new variants have caused.

The finishing of the colour code system in Belgium means that the arrivals from the other countries, which includes the European Union and third nations, have to present a valid document for making sure that they are completely vaccinated against the virus and ensure that they have taken the COVID-19 test and have recovered from the virus.

The easing of the entry requirements into the country in Western Europe was the first to confirm by the Federal Minister of Health, Frank Vandenbroucke.

The authorities in Belgium have also confirmed that would no longer make the differences between travellers from EU countries planning to get entry into the nation and the individuals coming from third nations.

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