Just some days after saying that every one Covid-19 associated restrictions inside the nation could be lifted, Denmark has reintroduced its journey ban on U.S. residents who will not be totally vaccinated. The brand new guidelines come into power from 4pm on September 4.
The transfer comes after an EU suggestion to limit U.S. arrivals, which EU members can resolve to implement or not. Denmark’s Scandinavian neighbors Sweden launched the same ban final week, however Denmark has chosen to incorporate an necessary exemption for vaccinated vacationers.
Vaccinated vacationers nonetheless welcome from the U.S.
Denmark’s newest adjustment to its entry guidelines noticed the U.S. together with 5 different international locations reclassified to ‘orange’ status. Because of this U.S. residents in a position to show full vaccination will nonetheless be permitted to enter Denmark with no testing or isolation necessities.
Denmark considers somebody to be totally vaccinated when not less than 14 days have handed for the reason that completion of a full course of an EMA-approved vaccine. The EU digital certificates is accepted as proof. Different documentation should embrace title, date of beginning, title of vaccine(s) and the date(s) of vaccination.
U.S. residents with out vaccination
For American vacationers with out full vaccination, a ‘worthy objective’ is required to enter Denmark. Worthy functions embrace jobs, enterprise conferences, sure professions, college students, shut household relations or different pressing enterprise, however doesn’t embrace tourism. The total listing is obtainable here.
Even with a worthy objective, U.S. residents who will not be totally vaccinated might be required to check and isolate upon arrival, excluding those that can doc a earlier Covid-19 an infection.
An EU suggestion
Each Denmark and Sweden have carried out the ban on tourism from the U.S. following the removing of the U.S. from the EU’s Covid-19 protected journey listing. This got here following the steep rise in Covid-19 circumstances in latest weeks.
Because the starting of August, the nation has recorded a number of the highest every day charges of recent circumstances for the reason that pandemic started. Because of the rising numbers, the CDC really helpful unvaccinated individuals not to travel over Labor Day weekend.
The EU resolution can be partly primarily based on the truth that the U.S. nonetheless prevents non-essential journey from Europe, despite a plan introduced in June to permit vaccinated Europeans to go to with out quarantine.