Several regions in Sweden and Finland turned “orange” on the government’s infection map on Friday. Croatia, a popular holiday destination, has also turned “orange.” That means that travelers from these areas will be subject to entry quarantine from Monday.
Norrbotten turned “red,” while Östergötland, Värmland, and Västra Götaland turned “orange.” Gotland, Halland, Skåne, and Stockholm turned from “orange” to “red.”
North Jutland in Denmark also turned “red.”
In Finland, Northern Savonia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Satakunta, Southern Karelia, Southern Savonia, and Åland changed from “green” to “orange.”
In addition, the popular holiday country Croatia changed from “green” to “orange,” as did Lithuania and the Vatican City State. Monaco changed from “red” to “dark red,” triggering the quarantine hotel obligation.
Fewer “purple” lands
Azerbaijan, Serbia, and Qatar have been removed from the list of so-called “purple” countries. Thus, there is now a requirement for quarantine hotels for travelers to Norway from these countries. Albania, Australia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Canada, Kosovo, Moldova, New Zealand, Northern Macedonia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Ukraine stayed “purple.”
Exceptions for vaccinated
Fully vaccinated people and those who have had COVID-19 in the last six months are exempt from the quarantine requirement.
Protected persons who have received the first vaccine dose between 3 and 15 weeks ago and children under the age of 18 must go to entry quarantine but can end the quarantine if they test negative no earlier than three days after arrival.
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