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COVID-19 - Situation in Germany and Hong Kong

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06.02.2023 - Article

Important updates regarding COVID-19 in Germany and Hong Kong

Lifting of entry restrictions to Germany

 Since 11 June 2022, all COVID-19 entry restrictions to Germany have been lifted (this does not apply to residents of the People's Republic of China). There are no restrictions for Hong Kong residents. 

Proof of vaccination, proof of recovery (from COVID-19) or proof of testing is no longer required to enter Germany.

The testing requirement that applies since 9 January, 2023 does not apply to travelers who have been in Hong Kong for the last ten days prior to traveling to Germany. Person 12 years or older who live or have stayed within the last ten days in Mainland China or Macao are required to submit a RAT not older than 48 hours upon arrival in Germany.
Since 9 January, 2023 the People’s Republic of China (excluding
the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) is classified as an “area of variants of
concern in which a variant of particular concern threatens to emerge”. Further information you may find here.

Travel to Hong Kong

Since February 6, 2023 all travelers who are at least four years old on the day of arrival in Hong Kong must provide proof of a negative PCR test (conducted within 48 hours prior to departure) or a RAT (conducted within 24 hours prior to departure). If entering by land, the time of arrival at the border applies. A photo of the test result should be kept for 90 days or can be uploaded voluntarily via “Health Declaration Form”.

Transit in Hong Kong

Transit at Hong Kong International Airport is possible.

Please find more information at: https://www.hongkongairport.com/en/passenger-guide/transfer-transit/

Further useful information you may find here:
https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/index.html

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