News release on new health measures for any trip from the United Kingdom to Luxembourg’s Grand Duchy

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs and the Ministry of Health want to report on the spread of the mutated strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, especially its risk of transmission of the virus that causes the latest outbreak of the variant known as “delta” (B.1.617). Additional health measures Applicable from June 7 2021 and until June 30 2021 Included, For all trips from the United Kingdom Bound to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Every person Stayed Within 14 days of arrival in the UK Must be submitted to the Luxembourg area Coming soon for the COVID-19 test (PCR, DMA or LAMP methods [1]) Indicates to the Medical Lab that he was in the United Kingdom. This obligation applies to anyone residing in the United Kingdom 14 days before his arrival, Regardless of the length of stay in the UK and Luxembourg, And Regardless of its mode of transport Go to the Grand Duchy. If the person arrives in Luxembourg by air, the test will be performed free of charge at the COVID-19 test center at Luxembourg Airport.

Once they reach the frontier of Grand Duchy, those involved engage themselves Severe isolation for 7 days With the obligation to undergo a second test Detection of viral RNA by SARS-CoV-2 (PCR, TMA or LAMP methods) Isolated 6th day. If denied Upon arrival or at the end of the 7 day isolation period, the isolation will be extended for an additional 7 days, i.e. for a period Total duration 14 days.

There are those involved Duty to notify the health inspector of their presence (By email: [email protected] or by phone: 247-65533) This ensures follow-up and reinforced tracking.

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Details about these Restrictions and various exceptions Available on the following website:

https://covid19.public.lu/fr/voyageurs/visiter-luxembourg.html

[1] PCR: polymerase chain reaction; DMA: transcription-mediated multiplication; LAMP: Loop-mediated isothermal multiplication

Contacted by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs

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