COVID 19: Jewish immigrants now allowed entry
16 Sep 20
IMPACT – MEDIUM
Jewish immigrants are now allowed entry into Germany on humanitarian grounds despite a ban on most other foreign nationals from non-European Union countries.
- Entry restrictions for Jewish immigrants were lifted on Sept. 2.
- Jewish immigrants must show negative COVID-19 PCR test results taken within 48 hours or travel, or be tested as they arrive in Germany. If they are positive for COVID-19 or do not have test results, they must also undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
- In order to be eligible for the exemption, Jewish immigrants must be from countries that were once part of the Soviet Union and meet other preconditions for acceptance.
Analysis & Comments: Germany is slowly easing restrictions on those can enter the country despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in Germany and other countries.
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