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In 2019, the city of Wuhan (China) became famous all over the world. Such «popularity» was associated with the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is known that coronavirus is transmitted in two ways — by airborne droplets and by contact.

The respiratory virus of a new type has already spread throughout the world. Belgium was no exception.

Coronavirus in Belgium: statistics common for the country of Belgium

According to the latest data, 177 039 062 people became victims of COVID-19, of which 3 832 951 deaths. On the territory of Belgium — 1 068 406, of which 25 014 deaths.
Over the last day (data on Saturday, 5 June 2021), the number of infected increased by 2971, +76 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate in Belgium is 2.34%.

In Belgium, bars and restaurants work with restrictions, all shops work without restrictions. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) are allowed but with restrictions.

Is it possible to enter Belgium today, in 2021?

At the moment (Saturday, 5 June 2021) Belgium is available for tourists but with restrictions. At the same time, it is important to comply with the rules and requirements that are regulated by internal documents. Here is what official sources say for tourists planning to come to Belgium:

Non-essential travel to Belgium is prohibited for persons whose main residence is in third countries considered as «red» zones, except if they are EU/Schengen citizens or residents.Third countries are considered to be «red» zones, with the exception of third countries listed in Annex I of Council Recommendation (EU) 2020/912 of 30 June 2020 (Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Israël).Essential travel is allowed while respecting restrictions.Depending on the country or region you are travelling from, different measures apply.«Red» zones are regions or countries where individuals are at a high risk of infection.«Orange» zones are regions or countries for which a moderately elevated risk of infection has been identified.«Green» zones are regions or countries for which a low risk of infection has been identified.Is a quarantine required?Any person coming (or returning) to Belgium for at least 48 hours, after a stay of at least 48 hours in a «red» zone, must be placed in quarantine. Quarantine lasts 10 days, but can be shortened with a negative PCR test on day 7. Residents in Belgium must also be tested on day 1 of quarantine.Mandatory Travel DocumentationAll persons coming or returning to Belgium, or travelling through Belgium, must fill out a Passenger Locator Form in advance. A self-assessment tool is integrated into the Passenger Locator Form.There is an exception when the person is travelling by other means than carrier and staying less than 48 hours abroad or less than 48 hours in Belgium. This is a very strict exception that can be subject to control.

You can read more about entering Belgium in official sources: https://www.politico.eu/article/belgium-bans-travel-from-india-south-africa-brazil/.

Restrictions on entry to Belgium

On Saturday, 5 June 2021, the borders of Belgium are fully open for citizens, for tourists and foreigners — the borders are partially opened. Moreover, in some cases, quarantine is required upon arrival.

Here’s what they write about quarantine in official sources:

Quarantine for 10 days required for some countries

If, when crossing the border with Belgium, symptoms of coronavirus appear, namely: cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, headache and muscle pain, you should immediately consult a doctor.

Conditions for entering Belgium

Special conditions of entry and various kinds of restrictions during a pandemic are applied in almost all countries. Belgium is no exception.

Do I need a test result when crossing the border with Belgium?

Covid-19 tests required for some countries.

In addition, when crossing the border, there should be no signs of SARS.

Entry rules to Belgium today: 5 June 2021

We have already figured out the need for a test. Just in case, we recall:

Covid-19 tests required for some countries.

Many are wondering whether it is necessary to go into quarantine when entering Belgium. We answer: today, when entering Belgium, quarantine is required, but not for everyone.

How are things with masks in Belgium?

Masks are recommended

For which countries are the borders with Belgium open?

Borders with Belgium on 5 June 2021 are open to the following countries of the world:

For which countries are the borders with Belgium closed or partially closed?

Borders with Russia on June 5, 2021 are closed (or partially closed) for the following countries of the world:

Is a vaccination passport obligatory to enter Belgium?

Dozens of countries around the world have been thinking about the introduction of so-called «covid passports» for several months. We are talking about documentary evidence of vaccination against COVID-19. The goal is to simplify travel abroad, as well as to speed up the process of returning to normal life.
In order to travel to Belgium, today you do not need a vaccination passport. At the same time, the Belgium government supports the idea of a document that confirms vaccination.

Digital statistics: on entry into and exit from Belgium

Covid 19 sets new «records». Despite this, the borders of Belgium are open to a number of countries. Also, Belgium citizens can freely cross the borders of other states. Naturally, on condition they сomply with all quarantine measures.

From which countries you can come to Belgium:

Current data on COVID-19 in Belgium

As of 5 June 2021, there is a decrease in cases of coronavirus infection in Belgium. More detailed statistics in numbers:

  • Total cases: 1 068 406
  • Currently sick: 95 341
  • Recovered: 948 051
  • Deaths: 25 014
  • Vaccinated: 4 882 939

You can keep track of the most current information on the WHO website: https://covid19.who.int/.

View other countries from which we can come to Belgium

Countries available for entry:

Available for entry, but with restrictions:

Countries unavailable for entry:

Is it possible to enter and what are the rules, conditions for entering Belgium during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?