Belgium has introduced several regions in Romania on the red list. See the new travel and entry conditions in Belgium.
Belgium has an atypical attitude and a unique classification system. If so far it has been communicated at the level of country, continent, organization, here that Belgium has started to classify at the level of region and county.
Romania is normally on the orange list. This means that, from 1 August 2020, they must be complied with new travel conditions in Begia. All persons entering Belgium for tourism purposes will be required to complete the online form prior to entry, Passenger Locator Shape.
But 4 large regions in Romania are on the red list. We are talking here about the counties in the following regions Center (Alba, Brasov, Covasna, Harghita, Mures, Sibiu), South East (Braila, Buzau, Constanta, Galati, Vrancea, Tulcea), South-Muntenia (Arges, Calarasi, Dambovita, Giurgiu, Ialomita, Prahova, Teleorman) and Southwest Oltenia (Gorj, Valcea, Olt, Dolj, Mehedinti).
All those who want to travel to Belgium, starting from the regions mentioned above, will be quarantined and tested by COVID-19. The test is carried out by the Belgian authorities on arrival in that country. According to the information provided by the Belgian authorities, the measure of self-isolation and testing is the responsibility of the regional authorities. It should also be borne in mind that Belgium prohibits travel for tourism in these regions of Romania.
The other counties of Romania remain included in the orange zone. In this context, the MFA reminds that persons entering Belgium from states / regions included in the orange zone are recommended by the Belgian authorities to monitor their health status and, in case of symptoms specific to COVID-19 infection, to consult a doctor for testing and self-isolation. at home.
Belgium updates these lists every day at 16:00, if needed! We will come back with clarifications! More information can be found on the site https://diplomatie.belgium.be/fr.