Live Update: Germany To Scrap Mandatory Free Coronavirus Tests For Traveler

Germany To Scrap Mandatory Free Coronavirus Tests For Traveler

Coronavirus tests were introduced in the first week of August as Germany wants to scrap mandatory free tests for returning travelers.

This was introduced early this month in order to stop the rise of coronavirus new cases, as health minister said, citing capacity constraints at laboratories.

The virus cases breached the 1,000 a day threshold for the first time since May, fueling fears of a return to painful lockdowns.

A rule requiring travelers returning from areas that Germany considers as hotspots to self-quarantine for 14 days will remain. result. Compulsory tests for those travelers will stay in place.

Iran’s Covid-19 death toll passed 21,000

Sima Sadat Lari said 2,243 new cases were identified in the past 24 hours in Iran, rising from 2,213 a day earlier.

The coronavirus novel death in Iran rose by 119 to 21,020, the health ministry’s spokeswoman told state TV, with the total number of identified cases rising to 365,606.

“Unfortunately we have been facing a surge in coronavirus infections in recent weeks. I urge everyone to avoid unnecessary trips,” Lari said.

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