Spain is open to American tourists who are fully vaccinated.
News of the reopening of the Mediterranean country comes directly from the US Embassy in the United States, which tweeted the conditions for entry on Saturday.
Since June 7, travelers from the United States, the European Union and non-EU countries have been allowed to enter Spain as long as they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or have met “other requirements.”
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To be eligible for entry, vaccinated travelers must ensure that they have received vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency or the World Health Organization before planning a trip.
The European Medicines Agency currently has four vaccines approved to build immunity to the new coronavirus, including Comirnaty, Janssen, Moderna and Vaxzevria (formerly COVID-1
Meanwhile, the World Health Organization has approved COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna, Oxford – AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson, Sinopharm-BBIBP and Sinovac.
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Travelers wishing to visit Spain must provide documentation verifying their vaccination and health status, according to the Spanish Embassy in the United States.
These documents may include a vaccination certificate, negative antigen and PCR coronavirus test taken 48 hours prior to arrival and / or a certificate stating that a visitor has “recovered from COVID-19.”
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In addition, the embassy noted that travelers can update their health status with the Spain Travel Health app, a government-compatible online portal where tourists can upload their pandemic-related documents and keep track of travel mandates.
In Spain, more than 3.7 million cases of coronavirus have been reported since the start of the pandemic, according to data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Dashboard.
Daily cases have been declining in mid-April and are far from the peak Spain experienced on January 25, when more than 93,800 people tested that people tested positive in a single day.
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The United States, on the other hand, has had more than 33.3 million people test positive for COVID-19 throughout the pandemic. However, more than 140 million Americans have been fully vaccinated for the potentially deadly respiratory virus, according to CDC data.