Covid-19 News: the Federal government classifies Turkey as a Corona-risk area

The Covid-19-pandemic keeps the world in breath. More than 8.0 million people have been infected so far worldwide, with the novel Coronavirus, 186.544 in Germany – where it always comes back to local outbreaks.

The Federal government has classified the Turkey, along with 130 other countries, as a Corona-risk area. On the list, which was released on Monday for the first Time by the Robert-Koch-Institute (RKI) and now is regularly updated, there are also other popular vacation countries of the Germans, such as Egypt, Thailand and Morocco.

Passengers from a high-risk area need to expect that you have 14 days in quarantine. For these countries, a repeal of the still for more than 160 countries outside of the European Union-wide travel warning, according to the current state it is hardly possible.

Especially the Turkey, the third most popular holiday destination of Germans to Spain and Italy, pushing for a repeal of this travel warning and advertises to German tourists. Turkish foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavusoglu had shown a few days ago, disappointed by the retention of the travel warning. “The scientific reasons behind the decision are hard for us,” he said to the “mirror”. Everything is prepared for a safe journey in Turkey. Marius Becker/dpa , An empty beach in Antalya, Turkey (archive picture)

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