Latest travel news: Germany faces quarantine, with Sweden and Cyprus also at risk


gThe ermany could lose their travel corridor in today’s update of the UK quarantine list amid a spike in Covid-19 cases.

The country’s seven-day infection rate has now reached 106.4 per 100,000 population, up from around 60 last Thursday.

The UK government’s new threshold for quarantine restrictions is believed to be 100 per 100,000, putting Germany above the line.

Paul Charles, managing director of travel consultancy The PC Agency, said the government is “very likely” to wipe out Germany today, adding: “There has been a very sudden increase. Over the past two weeks, his infection rate has increased by almost 200 percent. ”

The country’s test positivity rate exceeded 4%, he said, indicating widespread community transmission. “His numbers on all criteria are heading in the wrong direction.”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced new month-long lockdown measures, which will take effect on November 2, including the closure of bars, restaurants and hotels and travel restrictions.

Sweden could also see its green list status revoked today as its infection rate reached 103.6, while Cyprus, which has become a good bet for the autumn sun, now has a positivity rate test exceeding government travel corridor criteria and a seven-day infection. rate of 71.5. Denmark could also be at risk with a seven-day rate of 106.5.

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