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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
29.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.63%
Public Place:
Cafes and restaurants are closed; 08/06/2020: All catering establishments such as cafes and restaurants open again; in accordance with a very specific protocol.
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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
471.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
88.36%
Quarantine:
16/08/021 People in the same household with a confirmed case; or classified as high-risk contacts; are required to stay in quarantine for up to 14 days from the latest exposure to the COVID-19 case. Contacts of a confirmed case of COVID-19 who are in possession of a valid vaccination certificate are eligible for early release from quarantine following a negative COVID-19 test.;03/01/2022 The standard isolation period for household contacts is of 14 days from date of swab of the positive case. When the positive case is eligible for 10 days release (has no symptoms for the last 3 days of...
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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
471.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
88.36%
Vaccination:
09/10/2021: Restaurants; snack bars; bars; and clubs allowing entry for vaccinated persons only. ;17/01/2022 In order to attend an event or to have access in gym centers and entertainment venues; participants must demonstrate a valid vaccination certificate. ;10/04/2022 A valid vaccination certificate is required for all stand up indoor events. This also applies to hybrid sitting and standing indoor events.; 02/05/2022: regulations repealed incl. Closure of Certain Places of Entertainment Regulations; Closure of Food and Drink Outlets Regulations; Organised Mass Events Regulations
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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
471.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
88.36%
Public Place:
17/01/2022 Only persons with a valid and recognized vaccine certificate will be allowed access.;14/02/2022 Where the capping for the number of persons in accordance with the operating license exceeds 300 persons but is less than 500 persons; audiences shall be seated in such a way that each seated person / group of seated persons maintains social distancing of at least 1.5 meters in indoor venues and at least 1.0 meter in outdoor venues from another seated person / group of persons. In the case of groups of persons; no more than 8 persons can be seated as a group except...
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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
847.7K
% Fully
vaccinated
63.92%
Public Place:
As of 27 March; the shopping centers have been closed by order of the emergency manager . Grocery stores; pharmacies; telecommunication companies' sales outlets; bank offices; parcel machines and shops where aids and medical devices are sold or rented on the basis of the respective card will remain open there. Only takeaway food is allowed in the malls of the shopping centers.
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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
1.8M
People fully
vaccinated
645.7K
% Fully
vaccinated
72.07%
Public Place:
30/12/2021 Visits are not allowed in public and private hospitals.; 08/03/2022 Visits to public and private hospitals are allowed only with approval of the Director of that hospital and in compliance with Regulation 79 (1). Visitors are required to demonstrate (a) Certificate of vaccination or recovery; a negative PCR with sampling within 72 hours or a antigen certificate with sampling within 48 hours; or (b) negative PCR certificate with sampling within 48 hours or a certificate of rapid antigen detection with 24 hours sampling performed; and (c) for persons aged 6 to 17 years; negative PCR or rapid antigen detection...
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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
1.8M
People fully
vaccinated
645.7K
% Fully
vaccinated
72.07%
Public Place:
30/12/2021: Visits are not allowed to nursing homes and other closed care facilities hosting the elderly and vulnerable groups; 31/01/2022: Visits in nursing homes and other closed care facilities are allowed to people with vaccination/recovery certificate and a 24-hour negative rapid antigen test. Residents are not allowed to leave the facilities; 03/02/2022: Employees in nursing homes other closed care facilities hosting the elderly and vulnerable groups must demonstrate a 24-hour negative PCR/rapid antigen test or demonstrate vaccination/recovery certificate and a 72-hour negative PCR/rapid antigen test; 21/02/2022: Visits are allowed to persons who have a negative rapid test antigen detection by...
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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
471.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
88.36%
Public Place:
Mater Dej Hospital (Malta's main public hospital) temporarily suspends visiting hours. This policy does not apply when visiting children and in other extraordinary situations.; 19/05/2021: One visitor per patient is allowed; from 11:00 to 12:30 & 17:00 to 18:00.; 23/05/2022: still one visitor per patient Visitors are always required to wear a mask to practice hand hygiene and not to visit if feeling sick.
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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
22.8M
People fully
vaccinated
10.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
19.82%
Airline Updates:
Kenya Airways and SAA seal codeshare as partnership
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): RAT
Total doses
given
21.9M
People fully
vaccinated
7.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
73.58%
Airline Updates:
Greek handler Skyserv started operating in Cyprus
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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
471.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
88.36%
Public Place:
Partial lifting and guidelines for outdoor restaurants; pools; hotels; accommodation.
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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
471.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
88.36%
Public Place:
From 10 May 2021: bars and restaurants allowed to re-open; and operate between 05:00 and 24:00. ; 24/05/2021: Max 4 people are allowed to sit together. ; 07/06/2021: The number of persons permitted on the same table increases to 6. ; 28/06/2021: Opening hours of bars; restaurants and casinos will be extended to 2am if license permits. ; 09/10/2021: Restaurants; snack bars; bars; and clubs allowing entry for vaccinated persons only. Masks are mandatory and tables are limited to groups of 8 persons max. Establishments can operate until 3:00 am if their license permits this.; 07/02/2022 All catering establishments shall...
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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
471.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
88.36%
Quarantine:
Contact details of 1 person per table should be kept for all groups by date and time of arrival; going back 4 weeks.; 2/05/2022: 2/05/2022: regulations repealed incl. Closure of Certain Places of Entertainment Regulations; Organised Mass Events Regulations. Contact details must no longer be captured.
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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
471.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
88.36%
Other:
Maltese government provided financial aid for employers to enhance their teleworking capability for their employees; 01/03/21: Teleworking is still encouraged whenever feasible.
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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
72.3M
People fully
vaccinated
27.5M
% Fully
vaccinated
81.10%
Airline Updates:
Malaysia Airlines nears deal for Airbus A330neos – sources
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None