new restrictive measures for MRE

The coronavirus is not weakening in Belgium, still nearly 2,000 new infections recorded on average each day, according to Sciensano, who updates the figures of the evolution of the coronavirus in this country.

This Friday, the Belgian authorities updated the travel conditions after a long period of facilitation. “Travelers from countries in the red zone, including Morocco, who wish to travel to Brussels territory must, from September 17, when they are not vaccinated or in possession of a recovery certificate, comply with a 10-day mandatory quarantine ”, indicates a press release from the Common Community Commission in Brussels (COCOM).

However, the quarantine can be shortened, if on the seventh day the person presents a negative PCR test, which is a mandatory test at national level on the first and seventh day of his arrival in Belgium, underlines the same source, noting that those vaccinated from Morocco are not affected by this procedure.

“More than a third of new cases are recorded on return from travel,” warned Inge Neven, head of the Covid-19 system of the Common Community Commission (COCOM), noting that 10% of the 6,000 people who returned from Morocco last week of August were contaminated.

In the same wake, around 3,500 people, according to the estimate of the Brussels-Ixelles police, demonstrated on Saturday from 3:00 p.m. in Brussels to protest against what they called “violations of fundamental freedoms” because of the restrictions. health facilities aimed at managing the Covid-19 pandemic.

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