‘Omicron’ alert in Netherlands: Restrictions increased

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'Omicron' alert in Netherlands: Restrictions increased

‘Omicron’ alert in Netherlands: Restrictions increased

In the Netherlands, as part of the fight against coronavirus, some travel restrictions have been introduced to reduce the spread of the Omicron variant, which has started to spread rapidly around the world. Accordingly, passengers from risky countries will enter mandatory quarantine even if they have a vaccination passport.

In the statement made by the Dutch government, it was announced that additional measures were taken to stop the spread of the Omicron variant of Kovid-19. With the new regulation, as of 22 December, all passengers over the age of 12 who will travel to the Netherlands from outside the EU and the Schengen area will have to present a negative test result.

'Omicron' alert in Netherlands: Restrictions increasedPassengers with a vaccination passport will also have to submit a negative PCR test result 48 hours before the flight or a negative antigen test result 24 hours before they can travel to the Netherlands from outside the Schengen area.

MANDATORY QUARANTINE FOR THOSE COMING FROM ENGLAND

A mandatory 10-day quarantine will be implemented for passengers arriving in the Netherlands from very high-risk countries, including the UK. Travelers from very high-risk countries will enter mandatory quarantine, even if they have a vaccination passport. If the test to be done after the 5th day of the mandatory quarantine is negative, the quarantine application will end before the 10-day period expires.

It was stated that the travel ban imposed by the Dutch government to the Republic of South Africa, Botswana, Esvatini, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe due to the Omicron variant continues.

With the measures that came into effect yesterday, the Netherlands had passed the full closure until January 14th.

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