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Spain will allow visitors from the UK and Japan to vacation without a negative PCR test for COVID-19 from Monday, the country’s government said.

People can enter the country on non-essential travel, but Spain remains on the British government’s Amber List, which means anyone who returns must self-isolate for 10 days and take two. coronavirus tests.

SpainThe orange colored status also means that UK government guidelines advise the public not to go there except for one essential reason.

This also includes the Balearic Islands but excludes the Canary Islands, based on the current COVID-19 risk assessment, according to the Foreign Ministry.

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People sunbathe and swim on El Arenal beach in Palma de Mallorca
Ready to hit the beach? People sunbathe and swim on El Arenal beach in Palma de Mallorca

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said: “From Monday Spain will be delighted, very happy to welcome all British tourists and tourists from all the countries I just mentioned. They are welcome in our country without restrictions and without sanitary requirements “.

He added: “I am happy to inform you that a ministerial order will be issued today exempting citizens of the United Kingdom and other countries such as New Zealand, South Korea or China from temporary restrictions. for non-essential travel to Spain. “

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez 'delighted' to welcome British tourists again
Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is ‘delighted’ to welcome back British tourists

Mr Sanchez also said vaccinated travelers from non-European countries, including the United States, would be welcome from June.

Spain’s national state of emergency declared by the country’s government in October last year ended on May 9, but certain restrictions and curfews remain in place and may vary from region to region. ‘other.

The face covering remains mandatory for anyone over six years old in all public transport and in many other indoor and outdoor public spaces, …

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