Lithuania Removes All Covid-19 Restriction

The Cathedral Square, main square of the Vilnius Old Town, Vilnius, Lithuania

Lithuanian officials have announced that all visitors would be able to enter the country without restrictions starting today.

The Ministry of Health of Lithuania has announced that upon arrival in Lithuania, all persons, regardless of their country of origin, will no longer be required to follow COVID-19 entry procedures.

The Ministry’s statement reads, “From May 1, once the emergency situation in Lithuania is lifted due to the threat of COVID-19, there will be no more pandemic-related restrictions on foreign arrivals.” 

According to the Ministry’s announcement, anyone who does not have a vaccination, recuperation, or test certificate can now enter Lithuania without restrictions.

Furthermore, the same has stated that the National Public Health Center questionnaire will no longer be needed of travellers.

Lithuania delivered a total of 4,464,075 COVID-19 vaccine doses as of April 29, according to data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Furthermore, the study shows that 79.1% of the population has finished primary vaccination, with 38.5 percent receiving a booster injection.

According to the World Health Organization, just 4,210 new Coronavirus infection cases have been reported in Lithuania in the recent seven days.

Lithuania will now apply less stringent domestic limitations, in addition to abolishing the entry limits. 

According to the Ministry of Health, people who become infected with the virus are no longer obliged to be isolated. Furthermore, the necessity to wear a face mask is no longer in effect, according to the same.

Nonetheless, it is recommended that everyone be cautious and take simple health precautions as necessary.

The Ministry recommends, “As the COVID-19 pandemic is not over, it is advisable to remain vigilant and follow general measures to prevent coronavirus infection throughout the trip. During the trip, it is recommended to wear a medical mask, to keep distances, not to gather, not to be in unventilated premises or to spend as little time in them as possible, to wash your hands often.” 

Several other EU countries, with the exception of Lithuania, have likewise eliminated all entry restrictions. Bulgaria also removed all entrance restrictions today. COVID evidence is no longer necessary for visitors arriving in the nation.

– India’s new age travel digital media


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