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Tropical travel destinations are reopening, local experts give COVID-19 advice

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – With the rise in vaccinations and tropical travel destinations reopening it seems as if it’s the perfect time to take a family vacation or to book a getaway.

According to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, there has been breakthrough cases where people who are vaccinated are testing positive for COVID-19.

“The vaccine is not 100% effective, and very rarely are vaccines in general 100% effective,” said Aaron Schekorra, Greene County Public health administrator. “We are not surprised to see folks who are fully vaccinated, testing positive for COVID-19.”

According to the health department, a wide majority

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Can I travel to Germany from the UK? Latest advice for summer holidays

Germany has been placed on the “amber list” of destinations following the lifting of the Government’s travel ban on May 17.

According to the new ‘traffic light’ system for holidays, which replaced blanket travel restrictions, anyone travelling to the UK from anywhere in Germany will have to take a pre-departure test. They will then have to quarantine for 10 days, with possible release on the fifth day with a paid-for “test to release”.

So when might we be able to reacquaint ourselves with the delights of Deutschland? If vaccination rates speed up and cases fall, the country could find

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Covid-19 advice to ‘minimise travel’ extended to all of Greater Manchester and Lancashire

Advice to ‘minimise travel’ has been extended to all of Greater Manchester and Lancashire, as the Government prepares to send extra support to the areas as the Delta Covid-19 variant continues to surge.

The Government’s Covid-19 advice was updated today, to expand the areas advised to only travel in and out of the area if necessary.

At the end of May, the Government faced criticism after it updated guidance for people in Bedford, Blackburn and Darwen, Bolton, Burnley, Kirklees, Leicester, Hounslow, and North Tyneside, where the India variant had started to surge.

The information was posted in an online update

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Can I still travel to Portugal from the UK? Latest advice as country goes on to amber list

Portugal has moved from the green list to the amber list, the Government has confirmed. 

The country was one of 12 first members of the green list on its introduction in May, when international travel was resumed under a traffic light system. 

This meant British holidaymakers could visit the country and return to the UK without the need to quarantine. 

Now, however, with Portugal added to the amber list, returning travellers must enter quarantine for up to 10 days. 

The news comes as a shock only a week after the country hosted an all-English Champions League final, and with Portuguese

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