Lithuania imposes testing and quarantine rules for arrivals from Italy and France – .

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Lithuania imposes testing and quarantine rules for arrivals from Italy and France – .


Unvaccinated travelers from Italy and France will be required to follow the testing and quarantine rules upon arrival in Lithuania, the two territories having been placed on the latter’s red list which includes countries considered highly affected. by the coronavirus.
In addition, citizens of the two countries mentioned above who have not recovered from the disease in the past six months will also be subject to the same requirements, reports SchengenVisaInfo.com.

The statement released by the Lithuanian Ministry of Health pointed out that all people seeking to enter Lithuania from Austria, Estonia, Norway, Iceland and Thasos will have to undergo a testing process prior to their arrival. arrived in the Baltic state, as these two territories have reported a slight increase in the number of infections in the past two weeks.

On the other hand, Liechtenstein is now considered a safe country and has been placed on the Green List, which consists of territories with low rates of COVID-19 infection; therefore, travelers from Liechtenstein are allowed to enter Lithuania without restriction.

Besides Lithuania, Liechtenstein was also considered a safe country by the Norwegian authorities.

The Lithuanian Ministry of Health has revealed that new changes will take effect on Monday, August 2.

“Cruise ship passengers will no longer be required to complete mandatory passenger forms for overseas arrivals from Monday if the ship’s crew submits a marine health declaration to the National Public Health Center (NVSC) in accordance with the International Health Regulations and the NVSC Medical Quarantine Control Regulations. , ” the statement clarified.

According to figures released by the World Health Organization, Lithuania has so far confirmed a total of 314,983 cases of COVID-19 infections.

The same source reveals that 848 people have died from the Coronavirus in this country since the start of the pandemic.

Lithuanian authorities on Friday confirmed that the 14-day COVID-19 infection rate reached 101.9 cases per 100,000 population. These numbers placed this country in the Red List based on its national color-coded classification.

Previously, the Lithuanian government imposed quarantine requirements on all travelers arriving in the Baltic States from Belgium, Ireland and the Greek Islands. However, authorities in Vilnius have clarified that such a rule would only be applied to people who have not been vaccinated or infected with the disease in the past six months.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, on July 19, Lithuanian authorities also placed several countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) and third countries in the red category after confirming reporting numerous cases of infection. .

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