Covid-19: Netherlands re-highlights South Africa as very high-risk zone

The Netherlands has re-written South Africa as a very high-risk zone [image: courtesy]
Reports from the Netherlands have confirmed that the country has re-highlighted  South Africa as a Very High Risk Area without a Variant of Concern.

Fully vaccinated travelers from South Africa are now eligible for exemption from the EU Entry Ban.

Travelers will still need to produce a negative test result and quarantine.

According to SchengenVisaInfo.com. Travelers are still required to present a negative Coronavirus test upon arrival in the Dutch Republic and follow quarantine requirements.

The Netherlands also insisted that travelers over the age of 12 must produce a negative PCR test, no older than 48 hours before departure, or a negative antigen test, no older than 24 hours before departure.

Stressing that all travelers over the age of 12 are required to self-quarantine for ten days and must complete and sign a quarantine declaration.

However, The quarantine will not be required for passengers in transit, but a quarantine declaration must be completed.

From the start of the pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed 3,568,900 cases of Coronavirus, while 21,155 people have died as a result.

According to WHO figures Over 226,130 people have contracted the Coronavirus in the last seven days, and 76 have died from it.

As a step to prevent another increase in the number of infections, the Netherlands has tightened entry requirements for arrivals from other countries.