Posts tagged as blacklist

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…

Lithuania adds Germany, Iceland to travel blacklist, Poland and Estonia granted exceptions

Monday, September 28, 2020

Germany, Iceland and San Marino have been added to Lithuania’s list of coronavirus-affected countries, meaning that travellers from these countries are required to go into 14-day quarantine after arriving in Lithuania. Estonia and Poland have also crossed the threshold of Covid-19 infections (25 new cases per 100,000 over the last two weeks), but citizens and legal residents of these countries are in some cases exempted from self-quarantine when travelling to…

Lithuania, Estonia push EU to blacklist Lukashenko

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Lithuania and Estonia have been asking other EU member states to impose sanctions on Belarus’ embattled leader Alexander Lukashenko, Reuters reports quoting unnamed diplomatic sources. The Baltic states have already blacklisted Lukashenko and 29 other officials implicated in the continuing crackdown on Belarusian protesters and the opposition. The EU is also finalising a list of people to be placed under sanctions, but it is unlikely to include Lukashenko, according to…

Lithuania updates coronavirus travel list, France and Malta added to blacklist

Monday, August 3, 2020

Lithuania’s Health Ministry has updated its list of countries that are deemed affected by the coronavirus. Travel restrictions apply to travelers from 13 countries within the European Economic Area. As of Monday, travelers from France – including legal residents of Lithuania – must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. Meanwhile, Maltese citizens and legal residents are not allowed to come to Lithuania due to the rise of coronavirus infections in…

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…

More countries to be added to Lithuania‘s coronavirus blacklist

Friday, July 24, 2020

On Monday, July 27, Lithuania’s Health Ministry will change the criteria for considering countries as affected by Covid-19, which will expand the travel blacklist. A country will be listed as coronavirus-affected if its infection rate will stay above 16 cases per 100,000 people over the last two weeks. Lithuanians and non-residents arriving in Lithuania from these countries will be required to self-isolate for 14 days as of Monday. Previously, the…

Spain to be added to coronavirus ‘blacklist’ in Lithuania

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Lithuania may add Spain to its coronavirus “blacklist” list after a recent spike in infections in the country, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday, cautioning travelers to consider the risk of having to self-isolate on return. “Unless the trend changes, Spain will on Friday be added to the list of countries arrivals from which are subject to a 14-day mandatory isolation period,” it said. Currently, countries with over 25 new…

Croatia added to Lithuania’s blacklist of coronavirus-affected countries

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Lithuanian travelers returning from Croatia will have to self-isolate for two weeks as of Monday, the Health Ministry has announced. The ministry also barred entry for foreign nationals coming from Croatia, citing the worsening coronavirus situation in the country. The travel ban currently also applies to Luxembourg, Sweden, Portugal, Belarus and Romania. Travelers from Iceland and Spain will be advised to self-isolate from Monday. The list of coronavirus-affected countries –…

Lithuania updates ‘blacklist’ of coronavirus-affected countries, imposes mandatory self-quarantine

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Lithuania has introduced a 14-day isolation requirement for its nationals arriving from 50 countries most affected by the coronavirus, including Sweden, Russia and Belarus. Previously, Lithuanian nationals were only advised to self-isolated after arriving from the countries on the list. Non-Lithuanian nationals are still not allowed to come to Lithuania from the coronavirus-affected countries, except with special permission from Lithuanian institutions. “Previously, those arriving from the affected countries were only…

Lithuania updates ‘blacklist’ of coronavirus-affected countries

Monday, June 22, 2020

Lithuania’s Health Ministry released an updated list of 47 countries that are most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Non-Lithuanians from the countries on the list can travel to Lithuania only in exceptional cases. Moreover, Lithuanians and foreigners arriving from these countries must register with the Public Health Centre (NVSC) within 48 hours. The ministry removed Afghanistan, Andorra and Gibraltar from the list, but added Bangladesh, Guatemala, Israel, Mauritania, and Saint…