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Due to rise in new Covid-19 cases, Germany Cabinet has approved new guidelines for people arriving in the country who are not vaccinated or have recently recovered from Covid-19 has to complulsary show negative test result.
People crossing into Germany by other means of transport will now also have to prove their status.
Authorities are expected to conduct spot checks at land borders rather than impose blanket controls.
People arriving from countries listed in Germany’s highest risk category as virus variant areas will also have to present a test if they are vaccinated or have recently recovered.
That list currently includes Brazil and South Africa but no European countries.
Germany’s disease control centre said this week that more than four-fifths of the infections in Germany are still domestic, but there has been an increase in infected people who were probably exposed to the virus abroad — particularly in Spain and Turkey, two popular vacation destinations.