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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
22.1M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
73.61%
Quarantine:
Quarantine regime of 14 days for possible contacts established.; 05/01/2022 There is no longer quarantine for covid contacts if they are vaccinated.;
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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
38.1M
People fully
vaccinated
19.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
32.67%
Airline Updates:
South Africa´s CemAir eyes African expansion – with flights to Tanzania, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and Mauritius.
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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
22.1M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
73.61%
Public Place:
28/02/2020 Cancel hospital visits for patients with oncological; hematologic; or other immunosuppressive diseases. 30/11/2020 Visitation restrictions at nursing homes and hospitals.; 26/03/2022 The visit to the Elderly Care Units reopens but restrictions will continue to apply; to avoid transmission and spread of coronavirus and especially of the highly transmitted Omicron mutation;; 14/05/2022 You can visit the Elderly Care Units only with negative Covid test and with FFP2 mask use.;
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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
12.1M
People fully
vaccinated
4.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
74.61%
Public Place:
Visitors to care centres again allowed; though on case-by-case decision of the health staff under consideration of risks and benefits.;03/02/2021: If both the nursing home resident and the visitor have been vaccinated; they can now have physical contact. Vaccinated residents may also have close contact with a limited number of unvaccinated visitors; the same over time. It takes 1-2 weeks after the last dose before the vaccine provides full protection.; 24/02/2021: Vaccinated elderly people living at home may have close physical contact with a limited number of unvaccinated people; and the same over time. They should not be in close...
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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
184.4M
People fully
vaccinated
79.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
54.64%
Airline Updates:
Aeroflot to resumes flights between Moscow Sheremetyevo to: Colombo Sri Lanka, from 09OCT22; Bangkok 30OCT22; Goa, India from 02NOV22.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):
Total doses
given
16.8M
People fully
vaccinated
8.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
42.42%
Vaccination:
Exception from the 14-days quarantine all travellers that had taken the vaccine; including the second dose; with at least 10 days before entering Romania or from the direct contact with a confirmed case. Update 4/02/2021: the exception reinforced in Decision 7 from 4/02/2021. Update Decision 9 from 11/02/2021: the exception is reinforced. Decision 24 from 27/04/2021 includes India on the list of yellow zone countries; however none of exceptions from quarantine are applied for travellers traveling from this country; only if they are fully vaccinated; with the last dose received at least 10 days before entering Romania. UPDATE: the exception...
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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%
Other:
Teleworking is required whenever possible.
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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
-
People fully
vaccinated
6.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
62.28%
Other:
Establishment of the Operational Corps Responsible for the Containment of the Coronavirus Epidemic by Government Decision 1012/2020; as of 31/01/2020.;04/11/2020: The government decree 478/2020 (XI. 3.) declaring the state of emergency enters into force.; 16/12/2021: The government has extended the epidemiological preparedness for another six months; until June 18; 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
52.5M
People fully
vaccinated
36.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
29.75%
Airline Updates:
New aviation partnership makes Ethiopian Airlines the biggest player on the African continent.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): RAT
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): RAT/ PCR / ISO
Total doses
given
4.6M
People fully
vaccinated
2.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
30.60%
Public Place:
From 22 June; visits to patients with a hospital stay of more than 5 days are permitted; at the discretion of the treating physician; regarding the patient's state of health and the risk of infection with COVID-19. ; 01/12/2021 Visits to medical establishments shall be suspended; with the exception of visits to patients in the terminal stage.
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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
192M
People fully
vaccinated
63.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
76.23%
Public Place:
Visitors to hospitals; old people's and nursing homes as well as facilities for the disabled are only allowed if they are vaccinated; recovered or tested with an antigen rapid test (max. 24 hours old) or PCR test (max. 48 hours old) (3G rule). ; 18/11/2021 All visitors to retirement and nursing homes and employees must submit a negative test certificate every day. This also applies to those who have been vaccinated.
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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
-
People fully
vaccinated
6.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
62.28%
Quarantine:
13/05/20 launch of the contact tracing app called “VírusRadar” on 13 May 2020. With the use of this application; the users can provide information; after that they proved to be infected by COVID-19; for the relevant authorities on the people they have been closer than 2 metres for more than 20 minutes in the last 2 weeks. The app uses Bluetooth technology; and stores the anonymised data on the devices. The system is ready to use by epidemiological authorities.
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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
11.1M
People fully
vaccinated
4.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
80.81%
Public Place:
New HPSC guidance published 11/03/2021; implementation 22/03/2021. At framework levels 1 and 2 visits are not limited. This applies regardless of vaccination status. At framework levels 3 and 4 one visit per week by one person should be facilitated on general compassionate grounds. This applies regardless of vaccination status. At framework level 5 one visit every two weeks by one person should be facilitated on general compassionate grounds. This applies regardless of vaccination status. If a high level of vaccination of residents and staff has been achieved two visits per week should be facilitated on compassionate grounds at framework levels...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):
Total doses
given
11.1M
People fully
vaccinated
4.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
80.81%
Vaccination:
If a high level of vaccination of residents and staff has been achieved two visits per week should be facilitated on compassionate grounds at framework levels 3; 4 and 5. Removal of the limit on duration of visits to 1 hour (unless a limit is required for operational reasons). Residents who have recovered from COVID-19 should be regarded as equivalent to vaccinated residents for 6 months after diagnosis; 22/02/2022: lifting of restrictions.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):
Total doses
given
192M
People fully
vaccinated
63.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
76.23%
Vaccination:
From 9 May; individuals who have recovered from a COVID-19 infection are exempt from different NPIs (i.e. contact restrictions; curfew; mandatory quarantine; contactless individual sport alone and they do not need a negative test proof to do shopping).
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None