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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
5.4M
People fully
vaccinated
2.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
55.85%
Public Place:
Mask use is recommended to employees and passengers of public transport; employees in the trade and customers during their visit in stores; employees in hotels/touristic accommodations; customers in restaurants/cafes; etc when they are not sitting; wherever the distance of 2 meters cannot be ensured; during religious ceremonies and all indoor activities. ; 1/9/2022 Measures extended up to 30/9/2022.
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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
5.4M
People fully
vaccinated
2.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
55.85%
Movement Restrictions:
Temporary ban and restriction for border crossings.
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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
29.6M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.65%
Movement Restrictions:
Ban on entry for non-Belgians who do not reside in Belgium and who have been in a very high-risk area at any time during the past 14 days; 07/08/2021: lifting of the entry ban for foreign travellers from countries classified as “very high risk”.
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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:
05/03/2022 Masks are mandatory only indoors.; 01/06/2022 Masks are no longer required indoors but remain on public transport; taxi; pharmacies and medical facilities.; 01/06/2022 Mandatory use of the mask outside the ship is suspended; mandatory use indoors remains for all; crew and passengers (review at the end of June).; 30/08/2022 Masks aren't mandatory at schools.;
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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%
Quarantine:
On 29 September; the government of Estonia extended the term of the order regulating quarantine. 'Imposition of quarantine on persons diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and on persons living with or permanently staying in the same place of residence as them and on persons who have otherwise had close contact with a person diagnosed with the disease'. 14- calendar day quarantine rule for contacts with persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 and all members in the same household. During the quarantine one cannot leave the house. Update 17/12/2021: the order regulating quarantine extended till 1 February 2021....
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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
57.9M
People fully
vaccinated
22.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
56.80%
Quarantine:
Quarantine of all members in the same household as the SARS-CoV-2 infected or quarantined person (coming back from outside the EU or in contact with a confirmed case). During the quarantine; one cannot leave the house (even for shopping; walking the dog; or visiting a doctor). In case of the onset of symptoms; they need to contact by phone a sanitary-epidemiological station. People under quarantine use a government app that tracks their location. ; 2/09/2020 The quarantine period was shortened from 14 to 10 days. No need for testing of non-symptomatic persons. In case of symptoms; the isolation should last...
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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
13.2M
People fully
vaccinated
4.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.47%
Movement Restrictions:
Preparations will be launched for the closure of Finland’s borders without delay in accordance with international obligations. Passenger transport to Finland will be suspended as soon as possible; with the exception of the return of Finnish citizens and persons residing in Finland; 07/05/2020: At external borders; the following is permitted: a) return traffic to Finland b) return traffic to or through other EU and Schengen States c) departure from the country of a third-country national d) other essential traffic; 11/06/2020: Border traffic restrictions will continue; 13/07/2020: Border control at the internal borders will be lifted for the following countries: the...
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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
29.6M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.65%
Movement Restrictions:
Compulsory for anyone not residing in Belgium to present a Digital Covid Certificate upon entry; i.e. a valid vaccination certificate. Exceptions apply (stays of less than 48 hours). No test obligation for anyone who enters the country (resident and non-resident) with a certificate. For Belgian residents without a certificate travelling from a dark red country or a third country not on the white list of Europe should undergo a rapid antigen (RAT) or a PCR test on day 1 after their arrival. For people from countries or regions with circulation of a new variant Concern (VOC) strict testing rules remain...
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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
13.2M
People fully
vaccinated
4.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
80.85%
Movement Restrictions:
The entry restrictions are continuously assessed and updated weekly on Thursdays.; 1/7/20 Denmark opens the border for selected countries outside the EU.; 27/11/2021 South Africa; Lesotho; Eswantini; Mozambique; Zimbabwe; Botswana and Namibia are turning red. This means that with effect from midnight on the night of 27 November; the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will discourage all travel; including business travel; to these countries due to the new virus variant B.1.1.529. COVID-19.; 29/11/2021 Stricter travel restrictions also for Angola; Malawi and Zambia.; 19/12/2021 The red countries from which it will be banned to land with passengers without a negative test are...
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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
1.4M
People fully
vaccinated
462.6K
% Fully
vaccinated
71.43%
Quarantine:
Auto-quarantine: Any person who has been in direct or close contact (
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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
28M
People fully
vaccinated
8.9M
% Fully
vaccinated
86.56%
Movement Restrictions:
01/08/2020: Passengers from flights to and from countries not part of the EU/Schengen must present; before boarding; proof of carrying out a laboratory test (RT-PCR); with a negative result; carried out within 72 hours prior to the time of boarding; 16/12/2020: extension of measure; 01/01/2021: extension of measure; 15/01/2021: extension of measure; 26/02/2021: a negative test to COVID-19 (RT-PCR); carried out within 72 hours before boarding time is needed for: a) Passengers from countries with an incidence rate of 500 cases or more per 100;000 inhabitants b) Passengers from countries with an incidence between 150 and 500 cases per 100;000...
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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
191.9M
People fully
vaccinated
63.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
76.23%
Quarantine:
In many federal states people travelling from countries with a 7-day incidence higher than 50 per 100 000 population have to undergo two weeks quarantine (recommended by RKI). By reason of provisions issued by the federal states (Laender) pursuant to section 30 (1) sentence 2 of the Protection against Infection Act; persons entering the Federal Republic of Germany by land; sea or air; from another country; are currently required to isolate themselves and must proceed directly to their own home; or other suitable accommodation; immediately after their arrival and remain there exclusively for a period of 14 days after their...
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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
29.6M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.65%
Quarantine:
Isolation lasts a minimum of 7 days and only ends on the decision of the attending physician; when one is officially no longer ill; 27/01/2021: people who test positive for COVID-19 will now have to isolate themselves for ten days; 10/01/2022: For asymptomatic people and people with mild complaints; the duration of isolation is reduced to 7 days (provided they have no fever for 3 days and clinical improvement of complaints); with an additional 3 days of additional protective measures; such as limiting the number of contacts to what is strictly necessary; wearing a mask (preferably an FFP2 mask) at...
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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
13.2M
People fully
vaccinated
4.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.47%
Quarantine:
Quarantine for all arriving from abroad (14 days); 07/05/2020: A person arriving in the country must restrict unnecessary close contacts and enter self-isolation for 14 days; 1010/2020: Border controls have been lifted for travel between Finland and a number of different countries and there is currently no requirement to self-isolate when entering Finland from these countries; 08/11/2020: At the internal and external borders; a 10-day period of self-isolation is recommended for travellers arriving in Finland. Travellers can shorten their self-isolation period at their discretion if they take two voluntary COVID-19 tests.
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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%
Quarantine:
Subject to restriction of free movement is anyone arriving in Estonia who began their journey from or transited through a country without health data or with an infection rate above 16. It also applies to any citizen or resident of Estonia displaying symptoms of illness. From 1 September; those returning to Estonia from COVID-19 risk countries will have the opportunity to be tested for coronavirus at the airport and port in order to shorten the 14-day restriction on the freedom of movement and allow them to return to work sooner.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None