EU to allow visitors from 14 'safe' countries : Covid-19 Pandemic

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The European Union has allowed fourteen countries whose citizens are deemed "safe" to be let in from Wednesday despite pandemic excluding US, Brazil and China.

Diplomats say, those named include Australia, Canada, Japan, Morocco and South Korea.

On the current "safe" list, still likely to be amended, are Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay.

EU border controls have been lifted for EU citizens travelling inside the bloc.

Rules for UK travellers are covered separately in the Brexit negotiations.

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