Posts tagged as self-isolate

Travel update: arrivals in Lithuania from UK, Slovenia need to self-isolate or get tested for Covid-19

Monday, December 21, 2020

As of Monday, people coming to Lithuania from the United Kingdom and Slovenia will have to self-isolate or get tested for Covid-19 before or after arriving in the country. The country updated the self-isolation and testing requirement on Monday morning to include the whole of the United Kingdom, and not just England and Wales as was previously announced. Lithuania has also  banned flights from the UK   amid fears of…

Arrivals from Malta, Slovakia, Slovenia required to self-isolate in Lithuania

Monday, November 30, 2020

Malta, Slovakia, and Slovenia have been put on Lithuania’s list of coronavirus-affected countries and territories. Meanwhile, Wales has been removed from the list. Besides the newly-included countries, the list also includes Northern Ireland, Scotland, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland, as well as all non-EU/EEA countries and territories. Lithuania has been labeled red in the European Union’s traffic light system that categorises countries according to the risk of coronavirus infection. Therefore, only arrivals…

Arrivals in Lithuania from most EU countries not required to self-isolate

Monday, November 9, 2020

People arriving in Lithuania from the United Kingdom, Lichtenstein, Slovakia, and Switzerland will need to self-isolate or undergo a test for the coronavirus as of Monday. Since Lithuania has adopted the EU’s so-called traffic light system, Lithuania only applies the self-isolation requirement to areas more affected by the pandemic than the country itself. Since Lithuania has been marked ‘red’ along with most countries in the European Union and European Economic…

Lithuania updates blacklist, arrivals from Italy and Bulgaria required to self-isolate

Monday, October 19, 2020

Lithuania has added Bulgaria, Italy, and Lichtenstein to its blacklist, meaning that people arriving from the coronavirus-affected countries are now required to self-isolate. The updated travel list comes into effect on Monday. Meanwhile, Iran, Ecuador, Mexico, and Dominican Republic have been removed from the weekly-updated blacklist. After the change of quarantine rules on October 7, only people arriving from countries with a 10 percent higher count of new Covid-19 cases…

Arrivals from Georgia, Sweden, Norway required to self-isolate in Lithuania

Monday, September 21, 2020

Lithuania’s Health Ministry has published an updated list of coronavirus-affected countries. As of Monday, travellers arriving in Lithuania from Bulgaria, Sweden, Norway, Georgia, Canada, Tunisia, and the Faroe Islands will also be required to self-isolate. In all, arrivals from 20 EU countries are now required to provide a prior Covid-19 test and to self-isolate for two weeks once in the country. Under the current rules, non-residents coming to Lithuania from…

France put on Lithuania’s coronavirus blacklist, travelers required to self-isolate

Friday, July 31, 2020

People coming to Lithuania from France will have to self-isolate for two weeks as of Monday, Lithuania’s top epidemiologist Loreta Ašokliene has said. A total of 12 EU member states are on Lithuania’s updated blacklist of coronavirus-affected countries – those where Covid-19 infection rates exceed 16 new cases per 100,000 over the last two weeks. These are Spain, France, Sweden, Belgium, Portugal, Romania, Austria, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Luxembourg, Croatia…

Coronavirus update: 8 Lithuanian border guards self-isolate after migrant tests positive

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Eight Lithuanian border guards have to go into self-isolation after an Afghan migrant detained at the border with Belarus has tested positive for Covid-19, the State Border Guard Service said on Thursday. Three men and a woman were detained near Vilėkai, a village in the district of Ignalina, last Friday and got tested for the coronavirus. One of the test results came back positive, according to a press release. The…

Lithuanian minister urges travelers not to ‘cheat’ and self-isolate

Friday, May 29, 2020

People coming back to Lithuania from outside the Baltic states should not “cheat” and self-isolate for two weeks, the country’s Interior Minister Rita Tamašunienė said on Thursday. Lithuanian residents and citizens haven been able to travel freely – and without the need to self-isolate upon arrival – via the Latvian border since the three Baltic states established a so-called travel bubble. But since Estonia and  Latvia   eased travel restrictions…