Press release regarding new health measures for any travel from the United Kingdom to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Given the circulation of mutated strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which appear to have increased transmittance, and especially the recent spread of a variant called “delta” (B.1.617) which refers to immune evasion The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs and the Ministry of Health would like to inform about this news additional health measures applicable from June 7 2021 and until 30 June 2021 Include, For all travel from the United Kingdom Bound to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

every man Stop Within 14 days of arrival in UK Must be submitted on Luxembourg area for a COVID-19 test as soon as possible (PCR, TMA or LAMP methods [1]) indicates the medical laboratory that she has been to the United Kingdom. This obligation applies to anyone who has lived in the United Kingdom 14 days before their arrival, Regardless of the length of stay in the UK and Luxembourg, and regardless of your means of transport To go to the Grand Duchy. If the person arrives in Luxembourg by air, testing will be done free of charge at the COVID-19 Testing Center at Luxembourg Airport.

As soon as they reached the territory of the Grand Duchy, the concerned people themselves in Strict quarantine for 7 days with the obligation to undergo another test Detection of SARS-CoV-2 by amplification of viral RNA (PCR, TMA or LAMP methods) the sixth day of quarantine. in case of refusal To undergo the test on arrival or at the end of the 7-day quarantine period, the quarantine will be extended for an additional 7 days, i.e. for a period total duration of 14 days.

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are related Responsibility to declare its presence to the Sanitation Inspectorate (by email: [email protected] or by phone: 247-65533) which ensures follow-up and enhanced tracing.

details on Restrictions and various exceptions Will be available on the following website:

https://covid19.public.lu/fr/voyageurs/visiter-luxembourg.html

[1] PCR: polymerase chain reaction; TMA: transcription-mediated amplification; LAMP: loop-mediated isothermal amplification

Communicated by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

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