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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
25.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
72.37%
Vaccination:
16/04/2021 A person who has been vaccinated with a first dose and allowed three weeks to pass can meet people from a few different households and even indoors. Spending time with people outside their smaller circle can mean that people both with and without risk factors as well as vaccinated and unvaccinated are included in the contact. There is also a risk that people who unknowingly carry the infection become part of it. Therefore; it is still important to think about protecting people in the social circle who are part of a risk group by following the advice on how...
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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
4.6M
People fully
vaccinated
2.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
30.60%
Public Place:
The MoH recommends all citizens to wear protective masks when visiting indoor and outdoor public places including when traveling with public transport.;
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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
4.6M
People fully
vaccinated
2.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
30.60%
Public Place:
01/05/2020: Face masks in closed public places is mandatory; but in outdoor public spaces is no longer compulsory when a physical distance can be guaranteed.; 22/03/2021 In open air markets wearing face masks is compulsory.; 23/06/2021 Face masks are mandatory in closed public spaces and in open public spaces (if distance of 1;5 m is not ensured) is recommended with few exceptions (incl. kid up to 6 years of age).; 05/10/2021: face masks must be worn indoors at all times and outdoors if unable to maintain a distance of 1.5 m.
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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
2.1M
People fully
vaccinated
848.5K
% Fully
vaccinated
63.98%
Public Place:
Masks recommended for people 0-65 indoors and outdoors if gatherings more than 50 and less than 100 people. For people 65+ masks recommended in any gatherings.
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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
2.1M
People fully
vaccinated
848.5K
% Fully
vaccinated
63.98%
Public Place:
General public had a general recommendation for voluntary use in indoor crowded spaces; there is no recommendation to wear a mask at home or outdoors.
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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
2.1M
People fully
vaccinated
848.5K
% Fully
vaccinated
63.98%
Public Place:
Since 19 May masks are recommended for crowded interiors; public transport; shopping malls; etc. Indoors masks are recommended for people 30-65 years and 65+ regardless of gathering size.
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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
2.1M
People fully
vaccinated
848.5K
% Fully
vaccinated
63.98%
Public Place:
Pursuant to the Government order: employees and visitors of social welfare institutions shall wear a mask as personal protective equipment inside the relevant institution.
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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%
Schools/Univercity closure:
07/01/2021 As of Monday; the government gives school principals better conditions to keep upper secondary school open without risking congestion at school or in public transport. They now have the opportunity to conduct distance or distance education so that all students do not have to be in school at the same time. This is another tool to prevent the spread of infection; says Minister of Education Anna Ekström.; 21/01/2021 The Swedish Public Health Agency's recommendation on upper secondary school will be extended until 1 April 2021. High schools get the opportunity for distance or distance education to avoid congestion 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%
Schools/Univercity closure:
17/03/2022 Higher education institutions and upper secondary schools in Sweden are now encouraged to conduct distance education. The new recommendation from the Swedish Public Health Agency aims to reduce the rate of spread of covid-19; 27/05/2021 For adults who study; it will be possible to return to teaching on site; gradually and with precautions taken; from 1 June.;
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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
152.5M
People fully
vaccinated
53.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
62.31%
Airline Updates:
Turkish Airlines increases flight frequencies between Istanbul and Muscat.
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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%
Movement Restrictions:
On March 17th the Swedish Government decided to restrict non-essential travels to Sweden across an external border; meaning from other countries than the EU/EEA; except the UK or Switzerland. The decision is currently in effect until October 31st 2020; 23/10/2020 To mitigate the effects of the spread of the coronavirus; the government is extending the temporary entry ban until 22 December 2020. As before; the ban applies to all foreign citizens traveling to Sweden from countries other than EU countries; the United Kingdom; Norway; Iceland; Liechtenstein and Switzerland. Swedish citizens are not covered by the ban.
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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:
The square meter limit that governs how many people are allowed to stay in a certain place at the same time; for example a shop; a gym; an amusement park or a zoo; is removed. Businesses must still take measures to avoid congestion and companies must be able to keep their distance from each other. The responsibility for ensuring that this is followed lies with both the business and the individual; 29/09/2021: participation ceilings for public gatherings and public events are removed.
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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:
31/03/2021 The Government is extending both the ban on entry to Sweden from countries outside the EEA and the requirement for a negative covid test from EEA countries until 31 May.; UPDATE APRIL 12 2021: The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has extended the advice against unnecessary travel to all countries outside the EU / EEA / Schengen / United Kingdom. The travel advice is valid until 31 May 2021. The travel advice is extended due to the spread of the coronavirus and is valid until 31 May 2021. By unnecessary travel is meant visiting and tourist travel. From 31 March;...
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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
108.1M
People fully
vaccinated
64M
% Fully
vaccinated
29.27%
Airline Updates:
Air Peace Analyzed: Inside West Africa’s Largest Airline.
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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%
Schools/Univercity closure:
The Swedish Public Health Agency now recommends that the country's upper secondary schools partially close and thus switch to distance education.
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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