The travel restrictions have been eased by the European Commission in view of the steady pace of vaccinations and with fewer cases reported in some countries. As the countries try to get back to normalcy the commission grants permission for travel for business and leisure as well. This however is for people who are vaccinated against the virus. This is a fresh breath of air for people who have been waiting for traveling. And most of all easing travel restrictions will have a positive and lucrative impact on the economies as businesses get a kick-start. Although the digital space has kept the world going in trying times it cannot completely take away the impact of personal interaction. The European Union’s executive arm will therefore allow tourists from countries that have low coronavirus cases at the same time will welcome people who don’t have any symptoms and have completed the vaccination process.
For countries that have fewer cases like the US which had seen the lowest registered cases since September might have chances to travel to Europe. India is witnessing a chaotic situation as cases surge and deaths multiply it acts as a warning signal to all the other countries to continue precautionary measures as the infection rises at a rapid pace.
Presently, the blanket restrictions for leisure travel will be replaced, for safety reasons there might be a vaccine passport system in place which will help in keeping the infections at bay.
The U.K has been useful in giving the second vaccine shot to almost half of its population which is nearly 35 million people. The first shot was given to 15.3 million adult populations. As the country took prompt action to offer vaccines during the lockdown it has been the reason to see the drop in cases and deaths. The new cases reported by the authorities have been 1,671 and only 14 deaths due to Covid.
Singapore reported a surge in Covid cases, though they have fought against Covid in the beginning it has spread in recent times. Another 17 new cases have been identified this week. 8368 new cases have been reported in Russia, with 336 deaths in the week.