Denmark Adds Czech Republic on List of Risk Countries

Prague Morning

The Danish government has decided to put the Czech Republic on its list of “high-risk” countries, as of 24:00 CEST today.

The Czech Republic has been reclassified from the yellow to orange category. Only those who can duly justify their trip from the Czech Republic will be admitted to Danish territory.

The Danish authorities allow travels for work, job interviews, transport, or delivery of goods.

Students can also come to Denmark for university and high school studies or for an internship, the Czech authorities informed on Twitter.

Read: Biggest One-Day Rise in Coronavirus Cases in the Czech Republic: 1,382

Entry is also granted to family members with a direct family connection, such as a parent, child, or sibling, and to unmarried partners of people living in Denmark.

According to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, the Czech Republic had an average of 38 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants per day in the last two weeks.

The Danish authorities rank a “risk-country” when it reaches 30 infected persons per 100,000 inhabitants.

Read: Prague Reintroduces Public Transport Protection Measures

On Wednesday, Germany has joined Belgium in placing Prague on its “red list” of risky travel destinations. Citizens traveling back from Prague need to submit a negative Covid-19 test result – or go into quarantine.

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