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    • UK to ditch travel quarantine for 75 countries

      UK to ditch travel quarantine for 75 countries

      The British government will effectively ditch its air bridge plans and simply end the coronavirus quarantine rules for those arriving from 75 countries so that people can go on holiday, The Daily Telegraph reported. According to the outlet, the ban on non-essential travel will be lifted for nearly all EU destinations, the British territories including Bermuda and Gibraltar, as well as Turkey, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand.

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    • EU's external borders will remain closed to most foreigners

      EU's external borders will remain closed to most foreigners

      Only 14 countries made it onto the list of states that will be allowed into the EU beyond July 1. The European Union will, however, continue to ban travellers from the United States, Russia, Brazil and most other countries, EU diplomats told dpa. Chinese citizens will be allowed in principle - but only once China lifts its ban on EU citizens.

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    • EU countries may bar US travellers

      EU countries may bar US travellers

      Eager to revive their economies and re-open borders, European countries are prepared to bar Americans from entering because the US has failed to control the coronavirus pandemic, the New York Times reported from Brussels on Tuesday, citing draft lists of acceptable travellers. The US, which has the most coronavirus cases in the world and is experiencing a surge in new infections, would be in the same category as other Covid-19 hot spots such as Brazil and Russia, according to the Times.

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    • Quarantine is lifted for arrivals from EU, Serbia, North Macedonia

      Quarantine is lifted for arrivals from EU, Serbia, North Macedonia

      As of June 1, passengers arriving in Bulgaria from most European countries – but not those with the largest outbreaks of new coronavirus – will no longer be required to go into mandatory quarantine for 14 days. Quarantine for people who arrived from the Serbia and North Macedonia between May 20 and 31 and who have not been in contact with COVID-19 patients is also lifted under an order by the Health Minister on Monday.

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    • Dreaming of far away? Hop on a virtual trip

      Dreaming of far away? Hop on a virtual trip

      Beaches deserted, city squares devoid of people: Many tourist attractions are currently unrecognisable. People are stuck at home because of coronavirus lockdowns, wondering when they can travel once again. But that gives them plenty of time to plan and make the next trip really count. In the meantime, they can digitally explore the world from their sofa.

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