However, UK passengers may be exempted from booking “if they are provided with proof of vaccination conducted in that country, attesting to the relevant holder’s complete vaccination schedule, for a period of at least 14 days, with covid-19 vaccine with marketing authorization in accordance with regulation (EC) No. 726/2004,” the application reads.
Order 6326-A/2021, published in Diário da República, in Appendix I, of Series II today, includes lists of countries and international sports competitions to which air traffic rules, airports, land, sea and river borders apply.
To this list of countries – which so far consists of South Africa, Brazil, India and Nepal – is joined by the United Kingdom, whose citizens will also have to fulfill, after entering mainland Portugal, “a precautionary isolation period of 14 days at home or in a place determined by the health authorities.” “.
The certificate itself includes the list of countries and administrative regions “whose epidemiological situation is in line with (EU) Recommendation 2020/912 issued by the Council, dated June 30, 2020, and related updates, and whose air movement to and from continental Portugal is permitted, subject to confirmation of reciprocity.”
This list includes Albania, Australia, South Korea, USA, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, North Macedonia, People’s Republic of China, Serbia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau SAR.
The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed at least 3,919801 victims worldwide, resulting in 180,725,470 officially diagnosed cases, according to a balance achieved by AFP.
In Portugal, 17,084 people died and 874,547 cases were confirmed, according to the latest bulletin of the Directorate General of Health.