Belgium bans ‘non-essential’ travel from parts of France

16th-century Guildhouses at the Grote Markt in Antwerp. Belgium bans ‘non-essential’ travel from parts of France
The city of Antwerp has seen a spike in cases in Belgium, as the country brings in travel restrictions to and from parts of France

Belgium has banned “non-essential” travel to and from Mayenne (Pays de la Loire), introduced tests for arrivals from there - and recommends quarantine and tests for travellers from certain other areas in France.

The rules have been in place since Saturday August 1.

All travellers entering Belgium after more than 48 hours in one of the affected places - or who wishes to travel from Belgium into one of the affected places for longer than 48 hours and then return - must fill in a form identifying themselves, leaving their details, and the places they have travelled to within the last 14 days.

Mayenne is the only French department - so far - for ...

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