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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. Germany was no exception.

Coronavirus in Germany: statistics common for the country of Germany

According to the latest data, 185 029 953 people became victims of COVID-19, of which 4 000 929 deaths. On the territory of Germany — 3 741 479, of which 91 751 deaths.
Over the last day (data on Thursday, 8 July 2021), the number of infected increased by 2971, +76 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate in Germany is 2.45%.

In Germany, bars and restaurants work only for takeout and delivery, all shops work without restrictions. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) are allowed but with restrictions.

Is it possible to enter Germany today, in 2021?

At the moment (Thursday, 8 July 2021) Germany 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 Germany:

Residents of one of the countries listed at BMI (bund.de bit.ly/3djGrPU) are allowed to enter Germany also for non-essential purposes like tourism, regardless of their vaccination status. However, proof of vaccination, proof of recovery from COVID-19, or a negative test result is still required for entry via air travel.Residents of other non-EU countries are only permitted to enter Germany if they have an urgent need to travel (https://bit.ly/3qwAkNa) or if they are fully vaccinated. A person is considered a resident of a country if they have their domicile or habitual residence there.German citizens, citizens of EU Member States or Schengen Associated countries, and their family members are exempted from travel restrictions. The same applies to third-country nationals who have a long-term right of residence in an EU Member State or Schengen Associated Country (residence permit or long-term visa), and to members of their family.First-time entry by citizens of non-EU countries, however, is only permitted if they demonstrate that one of the exceptions to the entry restrictions applies to them.Starting from 25 June 2021, fully vaccinated travellers from third-country (with the exclusion of those arriving from «virus variant areas» bit.ly/35Y76xA) are eligible to enter Germany, even for non-essential purposes like tourism, if 14 days have elapsed since the second dose of a Coronavirus vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (or single dose for Janssen/Johnson&Johnson). The vaccines approved by EMA are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, and Janssen.Travellers reaching the country by plane will have to prove their vaccinated status.Travellers reaching the country by plane will have to prove their vaccinated status.The proof of vaccination should be an «EU Digital COVID certificate» or a comparable certificate issued by the travellers' country of residence, either in German, English, French, Italian or Spanish.Unmarried couplesUnmarried partners may enter Germany from third countries that are not included in the above list, for short-term visits to the partner living in Germany when the general entry requirements (passport and visa, if applicable) are met, under the condition that the couple is in a long-term relationship/partnership and both partners have met in person in Germany at least once, or the couple had a previously shared residence in another country until recently.See declaration of the existence of the relationship bit.ly/2UETx3v.Provided that the general entry requirements are met, unmarried couples travelling together may enter Germany for short-term visits for urgent reasons from third countries that are not included in the above list:their relationship is a long-term relationship between a third-country national and a German, or EU+ citizen or national and the couple has a shared residence abroad and there is an important reason for both partners to enter Germany. This is generally the case for births, weddings, bereavements/funerals or other exceptional cases in which there is an urgent family reason (e.g. serious illness of a first- or second-degree relative who therefore urgently needs help). The urgent reason for the joint entry of both partners is to be submitted in writing on entering Germany, together with a declaration of the existence of the relationship. Additional documentation such as photos, social media posts, postal/email correspondence may also be provided.The decision of whether to allow entry at the border is at the discretion of the border officials. All travellers must additionally follow the quarantine rules of the relevant federal state of Germany.For all persons residing in a third country that is not mentioned above, restrictions on travel continue to apply and these persons may enter Germany only for urgent reasons.

You can read more about entering Germany in official sources: https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Risikogebiete_neu.html.

Restrictions on entry to Germany

On Thursday, 8 July 2021, the borders of Germany 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:

Self-quarantine for 10 days for some countries.

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

Conditions for entering Germany

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

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

COVID-19 test required for some countries.

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

Entry rules to Germany today: 8 July 2021

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

COVID-19 test required for some countries.

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

How are things with masks in Germany?

Masks are required in public transport

For which countries are the borders with Germany open?

Borders with Germany on 8 July 2021 are open to the following countries of the world:

For which countries are the borders with Germany 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 Germany?

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 Germany, today you do not need a vaccination passport. At the same time, the Germany government supports the idea of a document that confirms vaccination.

Digital statistics: on entry into and exit from Germany

Covid 19 sets new «records». Despite this, the borders of Germany are open to a number of countries. Also, Germany 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 Germany:

Current data on COVID-19 in Germany

As of 8 July 2021, there is a decrease in cases of coronavirus infection in Germany. More detailed statistics in numbers:

  • Total cases: 3 741 479
  • Currently sick: 17 355
  • Recovered: 3 632 373
  • Deaths: 91 751
  • Vaccinated: 47 213 139

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 Germany

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 Germany during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?