The European Union (EU) is leaning towards requiring negative tests for Covid-19 For all passengers arriving from China to the Community Area, As a health surveillance and containment measure in light of the high prevalence of the coronavirus in the Asian giant.
“Member States are strongly recommended All passengers arriving from China (…) should be required to have a negative Covid-19 test 48 hours prior to departure,” they said in a statement released after a meeting of the Integrated Political Response Committee. Crises (IPCR).
At the meeting, which includes member states, civil society organizations and other experts, the EU agreed to a “coordinated precautionary approach, taking into account the need for data” in view of the spread of the coronavirus in China. Adequate and reliable and relaxation of travel restrictions” Asian country from January 8.
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Health Minister, Carolina Darias has already announced that people arriving from China must have an EU digital Covid certificate or equivalent to enter Spain. Active infection with a negative result. The General Council of Doctors of Spain (CGCOM) indicated that under its criteria, these travelers must enter our country only with the “dual condition” of a negative PCR test and a European Union (EU) Covid vaccination certificate.