Belgium put Romania on the red list: self-isolation and molecular PCR test by COVID-19, in Belgium.
Following the information on the conditions of entry into the territory of the Kingdom of Belgium, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs states that the Belgian authorities have revised the access conditions for persons traveling to this state from Romania.
Belgium put Romania on the red list
Under the new measures, starting with August 26, 2020, the entire territory of Romania was included in the red zone. Thus, all persons traveling to the Kingdom of Belgium from any region of Romania must enter self-isolation and perform a PCR molecular test to detect COVID-19 infection upon arrival in this country.
In fact, all persons arriving in the Kingdom of Belgium from the regions included in the red zone must enter self-isolation and perform a PCR molecular test to detect COVID-19 infection. The test is carried out by the Belgian authorities on arrival in that country. Passengers are asked to contact the attending physician or a family doctor, who will then arrange for testing.
According to the information provided by the Belgian authorities, the order of self-isolation and testing for COVID-19 is the responsibility of the regional authorities.
At the same time, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reminds that to persons entering Belgium from states / regions included in the orange zone, the Belgian authorities recommend that they consult a doctor in order to perform testing and self-isolation at home.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recalls that, with effect from 1 August 2020, all persons entering the Kingdom of Belgium are required to complete, within 48 hours prior to entry into Belgian territory, the Passenger Locator Shape, which can be accessed online at https://travel.info-coronavirus.be/fr/public-health-passenger-locator-form.
Persons traveling on routes other than air or sea and staying in Belgium for a maximum of 48 hours (including transit purposes) and persons whose journey outside the Kingdom of Belgium does not exceed 48 hours are exempted from completing the form. .