Spain introduces fines for tourists from high-risk countries without results of PCR test

Source : 112 Ukraine

All people arriving from the high-risk countries should pass the test 72 hours before the arrival in this country
14:13, 12 November 2020

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The government of Spain introduces a mandatory requirement for the tourists from ‘red zone’ countries to provide the results of the PCR tests during the entry to the country or pay a fine in case of their absence as RTVE reported citing Health Minister of Spain Salvador Illa.

“From November 23, Spain will demand the negative PCR tests from the international travelers from the high-risk countries,” Illa stated.

According to the order of the government, all people arriving from the high-risk countries should pass the test in 72 hours before the entrance to Spain. The results of the test should be provided during the arrival to the Spanish airport or seaport.

Related: Italy enhanced quarantine

This measure already acts in France and Italy and it will be held along with the temperature screening and visual control.

In case, a traveler does not bring the result of the PCR test, he/she might be fined and would be obliged to pass the tests for antigen at the airport. According to Illa, a person with a positive result of the test would be banned from entering Spain.

As we reported, Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban stated that the authorities of the country plan to close regular schools, universities and restaurants and introduce an extended night curfew to reduce the number of coronavirus infection.

Related: Hungary imposes extra restrictions on border with Ukraine

Besides, due to the growth of coronavirus incidence, the government of Latvia declared an emergency state from November 9 until December 6.



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