Germany to ease quarantine requirements for children incoming from highly affected nations

In Germany, Health Minister Karl Lauterbach has made the statement that the nation will relax the COVID-19 entry restrictions for the young ones.

The minister mentioned that the authority of the nation is expected to ease the entry rules for the young ones as the Omicron variant no longer will be a threat for individuals, and they will get more infected from the infection.

Currently, the rules in Germany all the children under the age of 12 who are not yet vaccinated or recovered from the COVID virus and they have reached Germany from the other place in the world will be put in the high-risk list and will be needed to follow a requirement of maximum ten-day quarantine.

Meanwhile, the self-isolation period might be stopped sooner if the individuals present themselves and take the COVID-19 test not earlier than five days.

The German Federal Ministry of Health information reads, “The requirement to quarantine applies to arrivals from high-risk areas until proof of full vaccination, recovery from an infection or a negative test result is submitted via the entry portal of the Federal Republic of Germany.”

Furthermore, various rules have been applied to young ones under the age of six.

For the children under the age of six, the quarantine will automatically end after the fifth day without having tested for the COVID-19.

The statement that has been mentioned is that “Children under the age of six are exempt from the obligation to furnish proof. In their case, quarantine after a stay in a high-risk area automatically ends after the fifth day following the entry into Germany.”

All over the EU/Schengen place, nations are now part of the high-risk list of Germany, the quarantine requirement that applies to unvaccinated and the children who are not recovered yet has made the process of travelling more complex for the individuals who wanted to visit there.

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