The Swedish Ministry of International Affairs has introduced that the nation will prolong its recommendation towards non-essential journey to most nations till September 1.
Consequently, which means that residents of Sweden are suggested to keep away from journey to nations towards which the recommendation has not been lifted but.
“The worldwide state of affairs continues to be unsure and quickly altering. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be ongoing. Because of this, the Ministry for International Affairs has determined to increase the recommendation towards non-essential journey because of the pandemic. The choice stays in impact till September 1, 2021,” the Ministry’s assertion reads.
Concurrently, the identical Ministry determined to take away the recommendation towards journey to nations and areas which have lately been added to the European Union’s white list of countries. Thus, since June 24, non-essential journey for Swedish residents will likely be suggested solely to the next nations:
- North Macedonia
- The USA
- Hong Kong
By way of a press launch, the Ministry famous that the nation would proceed to abolish the recommendation towards journey for added nations as quickly as they’re added to the EU’s exemption listing, SchengenVisaInfo.com experiences.
In earlier selections, the Ministry lifted the recommendation towards non-essential journey to a different 43 nations:
European nations: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Eire, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, and the Vatican Metropolis State
Non-European nations: Australia, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and the UK
“The Ministry for International Affairs is working with a view to transitioning to a system through which pandemic-related selections to advise towards journey are strictly reserved for particularly weak nations/administrative areas,” the Ministry added.
Primarily based on the figures offered by the World Well being Group (WHO), till now, Sweden has registered 1,088,518 Coronavirus an infection circumstances and 14,616 deaths.
As of June 25, the nation has administered round 7,229,002 COVID-19 vaccine doses with a fee of 71,990 doses per day over the past week. In line with these numbers, 438 per cent of all the inhabitants have acquired at the very least one dose of the vaccine, whereas 26.5 per cent have been absolutely vaccinated.
Beforehand, the Swedish authorities introduced that travellers from the EU/EEA who are unable to present a negative COVID-19 test result, a vaccination certificate, or a certificate proving previous recovery from the virus will not be allowed to enter the country. Such an entry ban will stay in place till August 31.