Portugal enforces quarantine for UK travellers, without prior notice
An order published by the Government this Sunday night, which came into force a few minutes later, this Monday, June 28th included UK in the list of countries whose citizens will be subject to quarantine for 14 days after entering mainland Portugal.
img decoding=”async” loading=”lazy” src=”http://algarvedailynews.com/images/news2/19295.jpg” alt=”PORTUGAL ENFORCES QUARANTINE FOR UK TRAVELLERS, WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE” width=”160″ height=”107″ style=”margin-right: 10px; margin-bottom: 5px; float: left;” />An order published by the Government this Sunday night, which came into force a few minutes later, this Monday, June 28th included UK in the list of countries whose citizens will be subject to quarantine for 14 days after entering mainland Portugal.
span>Passengers from the United Kingdom may, however, be exempt from confinement “if they are provided with proof of vaccination carried out in that country, and that certifies the complete vaccination schedule of the respective holder, for at least 14 days, with a vaccine against Covid-19 with marketing authorization pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 726/2004“, the order reads.
The Order 6326-A/2021, published in the Diário da República, includes the lists of countries it applies to and international sporting competitions to which the rules on air traffic, airports apply, land, sea and river borders apply.
span>The list of countries – made up of South Africa, Brazil, India and Nepal – is joined by the United Kingdom, whose citizens from there will also have to fulfill, after entering mainland Portugal, “a period of prophylactic isolation from 14 days, at home or in a place indicated by the health authorities”.
span>The same diploma includes the list of countries and administrative regions “whose epidemiological situation is in accordance with Recommendation (EU) 2020/912 of the Council, of June 30, 2020, and respective updates, whose air traffic to and from Portugal continental is authorised, subject to confirmation of reciprocity”.
span>This list includes Albania, Australia, South Korea, United States of America, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, Republic of Northern Macedonia, People’s Republic of China, Serbia, Taiwan, and the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao.
em style=”color: #ffffff;”>Original article available in Portuguese at http://postal.pt/