In addition to the lack of corona tests, those rejected either had no digital travel registration or were not among the exceptions for entering Germany – such as doctors and nursing staff. The German federal government had declared the Czech Republic, Slovakia and large parts of Tyrol to be so-called virus variant areas. Since last Sunday, only Germans and foreigners with a residence and residence permit in Germany have been allowed to enter from there.
The re are exceptions for truck drivers and cross-border commuters with systemically relevant professions. You must have a negative corona test that is not older than 48 hours. European Minister Karoline Edtstadler and Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg (both ÖVP) criticized the German border closings with Tyrol on Thursday.