Author: Madara Ķešane
On July 2, 2021, the Center for Disease Prevention and Control updated the list of countries to which Latvian residents do not recommend traveling.
A person coming from abroad where the 14-day cumulative number of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population exceeds 75 cases per 100,000 must observe self-isolation for 10 days, unless the person has been vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19.
From now on, self-isolation will be required by those who return or travel in transit through these European countries. These countries are Portugal, Spain, Andorra, Monaco, Cyprus, Ireland. The 10-day quarantine must also be observed when returning from other third countries, including Russia and Belarus. Unless you have been infected with Covid-19 or have had a full course of vaccination, which can be confirmed by a certificate.
Travelers returning to Latvia from countries where the 14-day cumulative number of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population exceeds 75 cases per 100,000 must carry out self-isolation at home (home quarantine) for the next 10 days and monitor their health status, unless they have become ill. Covid-19 or vaccinated, which can be confirmed by a certificate.
Self-isolation is not required for people from countries where the 14-day cumulative number of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 population does not exceed 70 cases per 100,000 population.
Countries that do not require self-isolation when returning are: Netherlands, Greece, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Sweden, France, Slovenia, Estonia, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Croatia, Switzerland, Finland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria , Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Malta, San Marino, Poland, Romania, Vatican, Thailand, Qatar, Jordan, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, USA, Armenia, Montenegro, Canada, Lebanon, Serbia, Moldova, Japan, Israel, South Korea , Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Taiwan, Northern Macedonia, Azerbaijan, Singapore, Brunei, Albania, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Macao Special Administrative Region.
On the other hand, everyone who comes to Latvia from a country where the risk assessment is higher than 75 cases per 100,000 people must observe self-isolation.
Current information: spkc.gov.lv
Current publication (list in PDF): SPKC website
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