POST Online Media Lite Edition



 

Norway announces changes in the travel advice for Italy and Slovenia

Christian Fernsby |
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is now advising against non-essential travel to Italy, San Marino, Slovenia and the Vatican State.

Article continues below



Topics: NORWAY    ITALY    SLOVENIA   

On the basis of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health’s weekly assessment of the Covid-19 situation, the Government has decided to advise against non-essential travel to these countries.

These countries are being changed from ‘yellow’ to ‘red’ on the map showing the status for quarantine on entry to Norway from Europe.

From 5 September, anyone arriving in Norway from these countries will be required to go into quarantine for 10 days.

See the website of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health for more information.

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has recommended removing the quarantine requirement for travellers from Cyprus, as the number of Covid-19 cases is sinking there.

As of 31 August, there were fewer than 20 new confirmed Covid-19 cases per 100 000 inhabitants for the preceding two weeks.

Cyprus will therefore be excepted from the Ministry’s global travel advice, and will be changed from ‘red’ to ‘yellow’ on the map showing the status for quarantine on entry to Norway from Europe.

The same applies to the Swedish regions of Gotland, Jämtland, Värmland, Västerbotten, Västernorrland and Örebro, as well as the region Zealand in Denmark.

These regions will be changed from ‘red’ to ‘yellow’ on the map showing the status for quarantine on entry to Norway from Europe.

In addition to Italy, San Marino, Slovenia and the Vatican State, the Ministry advises against non-essential travel to the following countries and regions in the Schengen area/EEA: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, the UK, and certain regions in Sweden and Denmark.


What to read next

Commission recommends partial and gradual lifting of travel restrictions to the EU
Arbitration panel grants Slovenia access to high seas, much of Bay of Piran
International court to rule on Slovenia-Croatia border dispute