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04.06.20
Impact on freight and passenger transport of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

With the current outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continuing to evolve, IRU is closely monitoring the status of border crossings in affected areas around the world thanks to the global IRU member network.

Please find in the document attached the updated situation on national/international transport of passengers and goods in affected regions of the world.

All information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) is available on IRU dedicated webpage.

DE 04.06.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in Germany (4 June 2020, 17:00)

On 3 June, the German Federal Foreign Minister announced the lifting of the global travel warning from 15 June, which will be replaced by country-specific travel information. The lifting applies to EU Member States (except Spain, whose warning will be lifted at a later stage), Great Britain, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein; Norway’s travel warning will be also lifted at a later stage. Travel warning will be reinstated in case infections rise over 50 per 100,000 inhabitants.

For what concerns domestic passenger transport in Germany, BDO has provided an overview table and map (in German) on the current state of bus travel bans as well as preventive measures to be applied on board.

Source: BDO

A consolidated overview of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak situation is available on IRU Flash Info webpage.

AT 04.06.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in Austria (4 June 2020, 15:35)

On 3 June, the Austrian government published decree BGBl. II No. 253/2020, which lifts temporary border controls at the internal borders with Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Border controls are maintained at the border with Italy.

Source: AISÖ

A consolidated overview of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak situation is available on IRU Flash Info webpage. 

EU 04.06.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in the European Union (4 June 2020, 15:35)

On 2 June, the Official Journal of the EU published a list of Member States that decided not to apply certain provisions of Regulation (EU) 2020/698, which lays down specific and temporary measures in view of the COVID‐19 outbreak concerning the renewal or extension of certain certificates, licences and authorisations and the postponement of certain periodic checks and periodic training in certain areas of transport legislation. Member States involved are as following:

Source: European Commission

A consolidated overview of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak situation is available on IRU Flash Info webpage. 

TM 04.06.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in Turkmenistan (4 June 2020, 14:15)

On 3 June, the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the UN confirmed that, until 20 June, all freight operations are carried out at the border, with the possibility of an extension.

All travellers entering Turkmenistan, both Turkmen and foreign nationals, are required to possess a medical certificate proving a Covid-19 negative status, issued by a competent health authority of their residing country no more than 72 hours prior to the date of travel.

Source: Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the UN

A consolidated overview of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak situation is available on IRU Flash Info webpage.