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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
28.3M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
71.98%
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
28.3M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
71.98%
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
28.3M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
71.98%
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
192.2M
People fully
vaccinated
63.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
76.24%
Airline Updates:
Latest News: Government extends COVID-19 travel regulations until end of May (The Local – Germany, 27.04.2022).
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
28.3M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
71.98%
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
20.5M
People fully
vaccinated
6.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
74.76%
Public Place:
Carinthia reintroduced the mandatory wearing of masks in tourist hotspots from 9pm to 2am.;
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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
20.5M
People fully
vaccinated
6.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
74.76%
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
13.3M
People fully
vaccinated
4.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.46%
Airline Updates:
Latest News: Authorities extend COVID-19 restrictions at external border until 10 April (Schengen Visa Info, 16.03.2022)
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
105.8M
People fully
vaccinated
40.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
85.66%
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
2.2M
People fully
vaccinated
862.7K
% Fully
vaccinated
65.05%
Schools/Univercity closure:
The Ministry of Education has issued guidelines to all educational institutions covering both the physical distancing and hygiene and safety measures. Generally; traditional classroom learning is preferred; but depending on the local situation; decisions on partial or full distance learning will be made. The link is to the updated version (22/9) of the guidelines in the Estonian language.; 1/04/2022: normal learning can resume.
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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
2.2M
People fully
vaccinated
862.7K
% Fully
vaccinated
65.05%
Public Place:
09/08/2021 Public services and religious services may be held with the proviso that up to 50 people may attend them in the temples or that the requirement of up to 50 per cent occupancy must be taken into account. Masks must be worn.; 01/04/2022: Public meetings and events are allowed; masks do not have to be worn.
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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
737.7K
People fully
vaccinated
321.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
3.17%
Certification:
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. There is no pre-flight PCR test requirement for incoming passengers. However, all incoming passengers, except children under 5, must take a rapid antigen test at the first port of arrival (charges may apply).
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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
144.6M
People fully
vaccinated
47.9M
% Fully
vaccinated
81.21%
Airline Updates:
Clash over call center employees, Orlando against ITA.
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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
154.5M
People fully
vaccinated
53.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.44%
Other:
02/02/2022 Teleworking (minimum 3 days) is no longer mandatory but remains recommended.; 14/03/2022 At work the corporate health protocol will cease to apply from Monday March 14; 2022. There is the end of the wearing of the mandatory mask and social distancing.;
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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
41.8M
People fully
vaccinated
21M
% Fully
vaccinated
35.13%
Airline Updates:
Another Comair scare: Plane turns BACK to Joburg – after tail ‘hits runway’.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None