Restrictions on people travelling from the UK to Germany will be eased this week, it has been announced.
British tourists who are fully vaccinated or have antibodies will be able to enter Germany without quarantine from Wednesday.
Tourists who do not fall into these two categories will be able to cut short a mandatory 10-day quarantine by testing negative after five days.
It comes as Angela Merkel moves Britain, Portugal, Russia, India and Nepal from the highest risk category of ‘virus variant areas’.
They will enter the second-highest category of ‘high-incidence areas’.
The announcement comes days after Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met at Chequers.
This is a breaking news story, more to follow soon…Check back shortly for further updates.
Got a story? Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.Or you can submit your videos and pictures here.
For more stories like this, check our news page.
Follow Metro.co.uk on Twitter and Facebook for the latest news updates.You can now also get Metro.co.uk articles sent straight to your device. Sign up for our daily push alerts here.
Get your need-to-know
latest news, feel-good stories, analysis and more
Thanks for reading the whole article. If you wish to get an daily update about Germany to ease Covid restrictions on UK travellers from Wednesday , click on the bell button to subscribe for the notifications.