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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
20.3M
People fully
vaccinated
6.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
74.26%
Vaccination:
In order to be exempted from measures; a person has to be either vaccinated; recovered or tested. Vaccination proof: A person needs to be vaccinated with one of the EMA authorised vaccines and is exempted from NPIs from day 22 after receiving the vaccine.; 01/07/2021 The rule applies in the following areas: gastronomy; hotel and lodging; leisure facilities ( e.g. dance schools; zoos); cultural establishments (with the exception of museums; libraries; libraries and archives); non-public sports facilities; meetings (from one participant: more than 100 people); trade and consumer fairs; congresses and excursion boats.; 12/02/2022: The 2G rule does no longer...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
4.5M
People fully
vaccinated
1.9M
% Fully
vaccinated
68.36%
Public Place:
Mandatory for persons over 6 years of age in public enclosed spaces (eg shops; public transport; events; etc.); except when exercising or providing a service that cannot be provided while the recipient is wearing a mask and when wearing masks due to their medical condition not available or their wear may be detrimental to a person’s health.; 15/11/2021 In public enclosed areas; public transportation; and enclosed workplaces only medical masks or respirators will be mandatory and not material and self-made face protection measures.; 17/01/2022 All spectators and attendees over the age of 6 and event attendees must wear at least...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
25.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
72.37%
Quarantine:
Asymptomatic younger children and students who live with someone who has covid-19 are recommended to stay at home; just as older students are recommended to do. ; 31/03/2022: no quarantine requirements for anyone.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
25.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
72.37%
Quarantine:
For historic control measures start dates not perfectly available in detail from FHM website. End date not found.; 31/03/2022: COVID-19 is no longer a notifiable disease and testing is no longer mendatory.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
25.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
72.37%
Public Place:
New studies show that pregnant women have a higher risk of becoming seriously ill with covid-19; which can mean an increased risk of the baby being born prematurely and other serious complications. The Swedish Public Health Agency therefore wants to strengthen and repeat its recommendations that pregnant women should be extra careful. This applies to all pregnant women and especially at the end of pregnancy from pregnancy week 36. - Now we know that there is a higher risk for pregnant women and we want to avoid that they need intensive care because in the worst case it can have...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
25.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
72.37%
Other:
17/04/2020: Recommendation to telework (especially in Stockholm region) when possible; 04/02/2021: The mandate to state authorities to take further measures to increase the proportion of employees working from home will be extended until 31/05/2021. Only workers whose physical presence is necessary for the pursuit of their activities shall be on the premises of the Authority; 15/07/2021: Recommendation to telework as often as possible. The Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare has proposed to the government that people who live together with someone who has an increased risk should temporarily refrain from work outside of the home; if their work...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
25.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
72.37%
Movement Restrictions:
As of 19 October 2020; new general guidelines on everyone's responsibility to prevent covid-19 infection apply. To the previous general councils is added an opportunity to introduce local general restrictions. If an outbreak is taking place in a region; the Swedish Public Health Agency may; after consultation with the region's infection control physician; decide that the local general restrictions come into force in the region or in a part of a region. Examples of local restrictions are that people in the affected area should avoid traveling by public transport; refrain from traveling; refrain from visiting people in risk groups and...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
25.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
72.37%
Movement Restrictions:
Travel only if it can be done in a safe manner. Journeys shall not be carried out unless they can be carried out in a safe manner. For example; it should be possible to isolate yourself in case of illness and to limit one's access to a smaller circle. The risk of congestion is often greater in many tourist resorts; where many people gather on smaller areas; which can make it more difficult to keep distance. This applies; for example; to many mountain resorts and to shops; gas stations and restaurants along the access roads to these areas. The trip...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
20.3M
People fully
vaccinated
6.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
74.26%
Public Place:
05/03/2022 There is still a recommendation to wear an FFP2 respirators in closed rooms. Masks are only compulsory in essential shops (supermarket; post office; banks; pharmacies; etc.) and public transport.; 24/03/2022 There is a general mask requirement in all closed public spaces; 16/04/2022 The FFP2 mask requirement only applies in closed rooms of hospitals; retirement and nursing homes and comparable settings; public transport and its stops as well as taxis; customer areas of vital trade; administrative authorities for traffic and places of worship; unless entered for the purpose of a religious gathering e.g. a mass.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
105.1M
People fully
vaccinated
40.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
85.63%
Public Place:
Adaptation of measures in nursing homes and other residential social service centers: workers and visitors; both vaccinated and unvaccinated; should maintain hygiene and prevention measures; such as the use of a mask; hand hygiene and safety distance; as well as the appropriate cleaning/disinfection of the centers and adequate ventilation. Unvaccinated workers should carry out daily temperature control and PDIA (diagnostic test) on a regular basis (at least twice a week). For residents who have been vaccinated; or who have had the disease in the last 6 months; in situations of high community transmission; the Autonomous Community will assess performing PDIA...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
25.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
72.37%
Quarantine:
Persons with confirmed covid-19 must stay at home for 14 days minimum if fever-free for at least 2 days.; 14/01/2022 Both vaccinated and unvaccinated if they have confirmed with covid-19; should stay at home for at least seven days.; 20/01/2022 Isolation time shortened to 5 days for covid cases.;
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
25.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
72.37%
Quarantine:
01/04/2022 Anyone with symptoms of Covid-19 should stay at home and avoid close contacts with others if you are ill with symptoms of Covid-19.;
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
25.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
72.37%
Quarantine:
01/10/2020 People who live with someone who has been found to be infected with covid-19 should be considered as possible cases of illness; and are covered by rules of conduct. generally apply for seven days from the date of sampling for the infected person in the household. If no symptoms have developed; it is recommended that the household contact be tested after five days. 14/01/2022 If a person has confirmed with covid-19; those living in the same household must stay at home for seven days from the day the sick person tested.; 20/01/2022 Covid-19 contacts and household contacts are exempt...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
20.3M
People fully
vaccinated
6.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
74.26%
Vaccination:
In order to be able to attend social life; people have to be either vaccinated; recovered or tested. For people who had Covid-19: Until 6 months after they had COVID-19 they do not need to have PCR or antigen-tests. For proof; they have to show their quarantine document or their positive PCR result when tested positive. ; 01/07/2021 The rule applies in the following areas: gastronomy; hotel and lodging; leisure facilities ( e.g. dance schools; zoos); cultural establishments (with the exception of museums; libraries; libraries and archives); non-public sports facilities; meetings (from one participant: more than 100 people); trade and...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
105.1M
People fully
vaccinated
40.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
85.63%
Other:
Recommended to telework whenever possible; 10/07/2021: new regulation on the recommendation to telework; which is still in place as of 21/04/2022.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None