After a year and a half, a government Portugal He reopened the possibility of travel between the country and Brazil on Wednesday (1), with a measure revealed in the official Portuguese publication, Diario da Republica.
Masked men are pictured at Lisbon airport on June 15, 2020 – Photo: Rafael Marchant/Reuters
The text paragraph frees up non-essential flights from Brazil and the United States.
Brazilian tourists have been banned in a large number of countries due to the high infection rate of Covid-19 – there have been nearly 21 million cases in Brazil and nearly 580,000 deaths from the disease.
However, in recent months, other countries have allowed entry to travelers departing from Brazil.
See below a report on the release of Brazilians who went on trips deemed necessary.
Portugal begins accepting Brazilians into the country; See the rules
Until Wednesday, September 1, 2021, Brazilian citizens could not enter Portugal as tourists, but only if the trip was considered necessary (for example, for professional reasons, for study, for family reunification, for health reasons or for humanitarian reasons).
Brazilian tourists no longer need to be quarantined, but they must show evidence that they tested negative for Covid-19.
There is no reference, in the text of Diário da República, to providing evidence of vaccination.
In Portugal, 73% of the population is fully vaccinated, according to data from the country’s Ministry of Health. The plan to reopen borders takes this into account.
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