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Coronavirus Country Reports from JayWay Staff

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Our local staff across Europe are collating reports and announcements from government and reputable local press sources to keep us informed of the situation across our map. The situation throughout almost every country we cover is improving rapidly, with businesses re-opening, domestic tourism already begun and tourism from neighboring countries soon to resume, subject to the epidemiological situation in a traveler’s country of origin.

This page is updated regularly. We have combined this information with case statistics, including a comparison with the situation in the US, for context. For our general Coronavirus travel advice, see this page.


Albania

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 45   Total cases: 2580   New deaths: 3   Total deaths: 65   Active cases: 999
Total cases per 1M pop.: 896.5 (11% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 22.6 (5.8% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 347 (6.3% of US)
01 Jun

Private hotel beaches and public beaches will be open to all citizens

01 Jun

Coffeeshops and restaurants have already opened but require clients to stay only outdoors

01 Jun

Gaming centres, museums, parks, gyms, and internet cafes will open; Sports activities without spectators will be allowed

01 Jun

Vehicles and public transport can move freely at any time throughout the country

21 Jun

Land borders are open through Greece and Kosovo without the requirement to self-isolate, except in ‘necessary cases’. Read more

23 Jun

State of emergency will end by June 23rd

Armenia

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 523   Total cases: 26065   New deaths: 10   Total deaths: 453   Active cases: 11049
Total cases per 1M pop.: 8796.1 (108.4% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 152.9 (39.5% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 3729 (67.5% of US)
16 Mar

Borders closed until further notice

16 Mar

Closed until further notice

16 Mar

State of Emergency extended until June 13th

18 May

Wearing masks and distancing is neccesary in public transport and closed areas until further notice

18 May

Restaurants and cafes can seat customers in regular seating areas

18 May

Ban on public transport lifted

Austria

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 37   Total cases: 17814   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 705   Active cases: 618
Total cases per 1M pop.: 1977.9 (24.4% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 78.3 (20.2% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 69 (1.2% of US)
15 May

Restaurants are open and can be visited even inside now.

29 May

Accommodations have opened and are taking guests now.

01 Jun

Sites can be visited without any limitations.

22 Jun

Austrian borders are now open again to all EU countries except for the UK, Sweden, and Portugal. Travellers from these countries will not need to quarantine or provide a medical certificate. Read more

Azerbaijan

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 588   Total cases: 18112   New deaths: 7   Total deaths: 220   Active cases: 7831
Total cases per 1M pop.: 1786.3 (22% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 21.7 (5.6% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 772 (14% of US)
18 May

Some hotels reopen based on special permit after being checked by Ministry of Health.

18 May

Wearing masks in public places and distancing is mandatory

18 May

Restaurants and cafes start to work from 8am to 10pm in big cities, such as Baku, Ganja, Sumqait and etc. but no more than 10 people allowed together

18 May

Ban on public transport lifted. distancing and masks are mandatory. Intercity transport is still banned.

01 Jun

All of Azerbaijan?s borders are currently closed to passenger traffic.

Belarus

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 306   Total cases: 62424   New deaths: 6   Total deaths: 398   Active cases: 14473
Total cases per 1M pop.: 6606.2 (81.4% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 42.1 (10.9% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 1532 (27.7% of US)
01 May

Borders are closed for foreign citizens. Belarus instituted a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine requirement for persons entering Belarus from countries where the COVID-19 virus is actively circulating.

01 Jun

Everything is open in Belarus: cafes, restaurants, hotels, shops.

19 Jun

Foreign citizens arriving in Belarus are subject to a 14-day self-quarantine requirement. This requirement may be waived for travelers carrying a medical certificate, issued within 48 hours prior to arrival, indicating a negative COVID-19 test result.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 0   Total cases: 4453   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 185   Active cases: 1836
Total cases per 1M pop.: 1357.3 (16.7% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 56.4 (14.6% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 560 (10.1% of US)
12 May

Hotels allowed to reopen.

12 May

Restaurants can accommodate guests and serve food and beverages on terraces and in gardens.

31 May

State of emergency ended on 31/05/2020. Read more

01 Jun

Bosnia and Herzegovina has opened its borders to: Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro. The decision applies only to citizens of those three countries, while citizens of other countries can enter BiH due to business obligations with a valid confirmation and COVID-19 negative test results.

Bulgaria

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 165   Total cases: 5154   New deaths: 2   Total deaths: 232   Active cases: 2200
Total cases per 1M pop.: 741.7 (9.1% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 33.4 (8.6% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 317 (5.7% of US)
03 May

Restaurants with outdoor terraces and gardens are allowed to receive customers albeit with larger spacing between tables and no more than 4 people or one family per table.

18 May

As of now, hotels and larger indoor places are still closed in Bulgaria

22 May

Sites are fully operating now without limitations.

22 Jun

As of June 18, permanent residents of the European Union and other excepted countries may enter Bulgaria. U.S. citizens are still prohibited from entering Bulgaria unless they meet one of the exceptions to this entry ban. Read more

22 Jun

All persons, when in public transport, in pharmacies and medical establishments, must cover their mouth and nose with a covering. In all other indoor public places, as well as in all open-air ones where physical distance cannot be ensured, the placement of a mask is highly recommended.

Croatia

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 54   Total cases: 2831   New deaths: 1   Total deaths: 108   Active cases: 568
Total cases per 1M pop.: 689.6 (8.5% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 26.3 (6.8% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 138 (2.5% of US)
11 May

Restaurants and bars both with outdoor and indoor seating opened under specific protocols.

11 May

Most of tourist sites have reopened under specific protocols.

11 May

Intercity lines (rail, bus, plane) have started operating on reduced lines.

26 May

Croatian Government still won't declare end of state emergency, but last 10 days there were 3 reported cases.

01 Jun

Many hotels remained open during the pandemic and some more have reopened since.

01 Jun

Some European airlines are starting their routes from beginning of June, with more lines coming in operation by the end of the month.

21 Jun

Tourists from Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovenia, Germany and Slovakia are allowed to enter Croatia without any restrictions. Foreigners coming from non EU countries are allowed to enter only in case of business appointments. Citizens from other EU countries can still enter Croatia , but will still have to prove their reason for entering the country (business, economic, tourist or personal reason). For a tourist visit, it is necessary to present a confirmation of the reservation of accommodation in an accommodation facility in Croatia (confirmation, voucher, camp rental agreement, permanent connection agreement, etc.).

Czech Republic

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 92   Total cases: 12046   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 349   Active cases: 3900
Total cases per 1M pop.: 1124.9 (13.9% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 32.6 (8.4% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 364 (6.6% of US)
25 May

Hotels allowed to reopen.

25 May

Interior spaces of restaurants, pubs & cafes reopened. Outdoor spaces already opened May 11.

25 May

Indoor spaces of tourist sites such as zoos, castles and chateau allowed to reopen. Outdoor spaces already opened May 11.

15 Jun

All land borders now open. Citizens and residents of all EU countries except Sweden, Portugal, UK and Belgium are able to travel to the Czech Republic as tourists with no testing or quarantine requirements. The list of safe-to-travel-from countries is updated weekly and reflected in a traffic light (red, orange, green) list or map. Read more

29 Jun

Citizens and residents of all EU countries except Sweden and Portugal allowed to travel to the Czech Republic as tourists with no testing or quarantine requirements.

01 Jul

Citizens and residents of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Serbia, Montenegro, Thailand, Japan and South Korea allowed to travel to the Czech Republic as tourists with no testing or quarantine requirements.

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Tourist entry to the country by US and other citizens not already permitted

Estonia

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 0   Total cases: 1989   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 69   Active cases: 84
Total cases per 1M pop.: 1499.4 (18.5% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 52 (13.4% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 63 (1.1% of US)
15 May

Residents of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania and persons legally present in these countries have the right of free movement in the Baltic States.

01 Jun

From June 1 Estonia's borders are open to travelers from EU and EEA nations, without having to undergo a 14-day quarantine period, provided the countries of origin meet the benchmark of 15 or fewer COVID-19 infections recorded per 100,000 inhabitants, over the preceding 14-day period. Visitors from countries with higher rates of infection within the EU, EEA and Schengen Zone will still be able to travel to Estonia, but will have to undergo quarantine for 14 days. Restrictions concerning entry into third countries continue to apply, as will restrictions on entry into Estonia from non-EU countries at least until June 30. Read more

01 Jun

Bars and restaurants permitted to both remain open and sell alcoholic beverages after 10 p.m.

01 Jun

Public events (cinemas, theatres, concerts, casinos etc) of up to 100 participants permissible, to a maximum 50 percent audience/space occupancy. Tallinn opening public beaches. Indoor spaces at zoos and museums opened.

01 Jul

As of 1 July, the government also decided to reopen nightclubs, hookah bars and adult entertainment clubs. These entertainment locations may reopen their doors on the condition that operators ensure the appropriate dispersion of customers, a maximum capacity of 50 percent, a maximum of 100 participants, and disinfection requirements.

Georgia

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 3   Total cases: 931   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 15   Active cases: 122
Total cases per 1M pop.: 233.4 (2.9% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 3.8 (1% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 31 (0.6% of US)
22 May

State of Emergency ended Read more

29 May

Public transport allowed. Intercity transport will launch on June 8th. Read more

01 Jun

Wearing masks and distancing is necessary in public transport and closed areas until further notice Read more

01 Jun

Restaurants and cafes with open spaces are reopened Read more

01 Jun

Most of open air sights are accessible as well as churches Read more

08 Jun

Some hotels reopen based on special permit after being checked by Ministry of Health. Read more

01 Jul

Borders open to international visitors (restrictions and test requirements may apply) Read more

Germany

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 503   Total cases: 195228   New deaths: 9   Total deaths: 8994   Active cases: 7134
Total cases per 1M pop.: 2330.1 (28.7% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 107.3 (27.7% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 85 (1.5% of US)
05 May

Museums, sites are open from 5th of May Read more

22 Jun

Borders are now open except to EU citizens.

22 Jun

Hotels can receive guests now.

22 Jun

Restaurants are open.

Greece

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 23   Total cases: 3432   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 192   Active cases: 1866
Total cases per 1M pop.: 329.3 (4.1% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 18.4 (4.8% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 179 (3.2% of US)
18 May

Sites opened starting from 18th of May and government states they have a plan that will provide maximum safety and protection of guests including distancing measures.

25 May

Restaurants and coffee shops started working from 25th of May.

15 Jun

Seasonal hotels will reopen based on a list of approved countries.

01 Jul

International flights are allowed into all airports in Greece. Visitors are subject to random tests upon arrival. Additional restrictions regarding certain countries will be announced at a later date.

01 Jul

International flights are allowed into all airports in Greece. Visitors are subject to random tests upon arrival. Additional restrictions regarding certain countries will be announced at a later date. Land border arrivals from Albania, North Macedonia and Bulgaria will be allowed. Visitors will be subject to random tests upon arrival. Arrivals by sea will be allowed as of 1 July. Greece at any stage retains the right to modify any of the above in light of changing circumstances. Read more

Hungary

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 2   Total cases: 4157   New deaths: 1   Total deaths: 586   Active cases: 857
Total cases per 1M pop.: 430.3 (5.3% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 60.7 (15.7% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 89 (1.6% of US)
29 May

sport events can be visited now, outdoor activities and events are still limited to 500 ppl until 15th of August.

01 Jun

Hotels are open with limitations, like social distancing, masks, etc.

01 Jun

Restaurants are open and can be visited even inside now.

18 Jun

it is now possible to cross the neighouring borders without limitations.

18 Jun

even though some major regulations are no more, masks are still compulsory to wear on public transport and in shops.

Italy

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 182   Total cases: 240760   New deaths: 21   Total deaths: 34788   Active cases: 15255
Total cases per 1M pop.: 3982 (49.1% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 575.4 (148.7% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 252 (4.6% of US)
22 Jun

All hotels re-opened with higher attention on cleaning and sanification.

22 Jun

Masks are mandatory in all closed spaces and in the occasions where a safe distance of 1.5mt can't be assured.

22 Jun

All restaurants, bars and shops are reopened. Shops may ask customers to enter one or two at a time (according to the size of the place), to ensure a safe distance of 1.5mt. Restaurants and bars have less tables than usual, also to ensure safe distance, but are fully operating.

22 Jun

All sites and museums reopen.

22 Jun

State of emergency is still on

22 Jun

All rail and public transports are opened and fully functioning. Citizens can travel through and to different regions. Wearing a mask is still compulsory in all closed spaces (incuded any kind of transport).

01 Jul

Italy has decided to keep the borders closed to all non-EU countries. There is still the possibility, being part of Schengen area, that we could have tourists or people in general coming from another Schengen country (even if originally coming from China or other non EU countries). In this case they will be quarantined and isolated for 2 weeks.

Kosovo

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 113   Total cases: 2991   New deaths: 3   Total deaths: 54   Active cases: 1293
Total cases per 1M pop.: 1547.5 (19.1% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 27.9 (7.2% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 669 (12.1% of US)
01 Jun

The second phase of lifting restrictions allows cafes and restaurants to open.

01 Jun

All sites including museums and galleries have already opened

01 Jun

Rail transport and other forms of public transport have all opened

28 Jun

As part of phase three of the de-confinement plan, all land borders have been reopened. Travellers entering Kosovo must pass a medical examination and COVID-19 test, but are no longer required to self-isolate for seven days. On 28 June, the airport in Pristina was reopened for the first time since it was closed in March due to the COVID-19 crisis. Read more

Latvia

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 3   Total cases: 1121   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 30   Active cases: 117
Total cases per 1M pop.: 594.3 (7.3% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 15.9 (4.1% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 62 (1.1% of US)
01 Jun

Bars, restaurants and cafes are allowed to operate but need to follow the rules of 6.30am to 2.00am opening hours, limiting the number of visitors to no more than 4 persons or 1 family at one table indoors and no more than 8 persons or 1 family at one table outdoors. A distance of 2 metres between the tables and at least 4 m2 per visitor must be ensured.

01 Jun

Entertainment, cultural, sports, and other recreational places may be open from 6.30 to 24.00. Open-air cinemas and public catering places must close no later than 2.00. Shopping centres are open but need to have signs with instructions on physical distancing and current security measures must be displayed. also the number of visitors must be limited at the location of sale. Indoor events for up to 100 persons and outdoors events up to 300 persons may be organised, subject to physical distancing, safety measures, and the rules set by the organiser.

10 Jun

From 10 June, the state of emergency in Latvia has been lifted. Physical distancing, hand hygiene, and other epidemiological safety rules must still be followed in order to prevent further spread of Covid-19.

16 Jun

Borders are open to travelers from EU and EEA nations, without having to undergo a 14-day quarantine period, provided the countries of origin meet the benchmark of 15 or fewer COVID-19 infections recorded per 100,000 inhabitants, over the preceding 14-day period. Visitors from countries with higher rates of infection within the EU, EEA and Schengen Zone will still be able to travel to Latvia, but will have to undergo quarantine for 14 days. Read more

Lithuania

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 1   Total cases: 1818   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 78   Active cases: 216
Total cases per 1M pop.: 667.8 (8.2% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 28.7 (7.4% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 79 (1.4% of US)
17 Jun

The entry of foreigners into the Republic of Lithuania remains prohibited, except for: citizens and legal residents of the countries of the European Economic Area, the Swiss Confederation and of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, who arrive from these countries, provided the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in the country where they lawfully reside has not exceeded 25 cases/100 000 population in the last 14 calendar days. Visitors from countries with higher rates of infection within the EU, EEA and Schengen Zone will still be able to travel to Latvia, but will have to undergo quarantine for 14 days. Read more

17 Jun

Catering establishments (restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs, and other places of entertainment): need to provide safety distance of 2 meters among persons sitting at tables, may be less if partitions are installed; need to provide disinfection; hand hygiene (washing and/or disinfection); prohibition to work with symptoms or if isolation is prescribed; it is recommended that staff wears personal protective equipment; any presentation of food is unrestricted (buffet, counter); working hours are not limited.

Malta

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 0   Total cases: 670   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 9   Active cases: 14
Total cases per 1M pop.: 1517.4 (18.7% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 20.4 (5.3% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 32 (0.6% of US)
23 May

Masks have to be worn whenever people are in a closed space such as supermarkets, shopping outlets, during hair, nail and beauty appointments etc.

23 May

Restaurants and bars both with outdoor and indoor seating opened under specific protocols.

01 Jul

The first group of destinations that are being reopened for travel comprises: Germany, Austria, Sicily, Cyprus, Switzerland, Sardinia, Iceland, Slovakia, Norway, Denmark, Hungary, Finland, Ireland, Lithuania, Israel, Latvia, Estonia, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Italy (except for Emilia Romagna, Lombardy, and Piemonte), France (except for Ile de France), Spain (except for Madrid, Catalonia, Castilla -La Mancha, Castile and Leon), Poland (except for Katowice), Greece and Croatia. More destinations will be announced in due course, once clearance from the health authorities is received. Read more

01 Jul

Malta International Airport will re-open for international travel.

Moldova

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 285   Total cases: 16898   New deaths: 4   Total deaths: 549   Active cases: 6755
Total cases per 1M pop.: 4188.9 (51.6% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 136.1 (35.2% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 1675 (30.3% of US)
26 May

Entry to Moldova is restricted to Moldovan citizens until 30 June with the exception of passengers in transit, permanent residents, holders of certain visa types and members of diplomatic missions. All incoming travellers are required to self-isolate for 14 days.

26 May

Wearing protective masks is mandatory in Moldova in commercial spaces, means of public transport, at work, and other enclosed public spaces. 

26 May

Food and beverage stores have reopened and are allowed to serve take-away.. Groups larger than 3 persons are forbidden from public places (parks, beaches, forests). Pools, theatres, cinemas, concert halls and museums remain closed until further notice.

26 May

The State of Emergency has been lifted.

26 May

All international flights as well as international rail links are banned until June 30. Urban public transport has resumed.

15 Jun

Restaurants and gyms reopened.

01 Jul

Moldova?s borders remain closed for travel.

Montenegro

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 28   Total cases: 576   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 12   Active cases: 249
Total cases per 1M pop.: 917.1 (11.3% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 19.1 (4.9% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 396 (7.2% of US)
15 May

The country has not registered any new cases since May 5 and have announced the end of the pandemic period. There are no active cases. Read more

18 May

Hotels reopened on 18th of May. Ministry of Tourism called facilities to follow new rules to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. “All employees must take care of their personal hygiene, and guests must disinfect their hands before entering the reception areas. All door locks must be disinfected”.

18 May

Bars, restaurants and shopping malls reopened on 18th of May. Ministry of Tourism called facilities to follow new rules to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. “All employees must take care of their personal hygiene, and guests must disinfect their hands before entering a restaurant, bar. All door locks must be disinfected”.

01 Jun

Public transport is allowed in cities where there are no patients, intercity as well, but not between all cities, but by regions that are divided into three groups

01 Jul

Entry to Montenegro is allowed without quarantine, so long as you are coming from a country with a rate of transmission less than 25 per 100,000 inhabitants. Travellers from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Turkey, Israel, Poland, Romania, Italy and Ukraine must, however, present a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival.

North Macedonia

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 120   Total cases: 6470   New deaths: 4   Total deaths: 306   Active cases: 3566
Total cases per 1M pop.: 3105.5 (38.3% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 146.9 (38% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 1712 (31% of US)
28 May

Restaurants and bars with outdoor seating opened under specific protocols. Read more

01 Jun

Gradual opening of hotels under certain protocols

01 Jun

Gradual opening of cafes and restaurants under certain protocols (keeping distance between people, obligatory wearing of face masks). Facilities such as casinos, clubs, gyms, pools and have also opened their doors.

26 Jun

From Friday 26 June 2020, all land border crossings in North Macedonia will be fully open for movement of passengers and vehicles without the need for a PCR test and with no requirement for self- isolation or mandatory state quarantine. On 24 June, the Government of North Macedonia announced that Skopje International Airport and Ohrid Airport “St. Apostle Paul” will be re-open for commercial flights on Wednesday 1 July 2020.

Poland

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 382   Total cases: 34775   New deaths: 14   Total deaths: 1477   Active cases: 11507
Total cases per 1M pop.: 918.8 (11.3% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 39 (10.1% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 304 (5.5% of US)
04 May

Hotels allowed to reopen.

14 May

Border control at the internal border with Germany, Lithuania, the Czech Republic and Slovakia extended to June 12, 2020. The border can only be crossed at designated places. Checks also continue at the external border and in seaports and airports. Polish citizens and eligible foreigners are subjected to a mandatory 14-day home quarantine upon their return . Read more

30 May

Restaurants, bars, coffee shops are able to serve customers onsite both indoors and outdoors. Practicing social distancing still in effect.

06 Jun

Movies, theaters, opera houses, fitness clubs, swimming pools, tanning salons, massage parlors, event halls will be allowed to open. Night clubs are to remain closed.

13 Jun

Borders with all EU countries reopened (border with Belarus still closed). Travelers from all EU countries can enter Poland.

Romania

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 326   Total cases: 27296   New deaths: 16   Total deaths: 1667   Active cases: 6315
Total cases per 1M pop.: 1418.9 (17.5% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 86.7 (22.4% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 328 (5.9% of US)
16 May

Hotels allowed to reopen under specific protocols.

16 May

Wearing protective masks is mandatory in Romania in commercial spaces, means of public transport, at work, and other enclosed public spaces. 

16 May

Stores with direct access to the outside, beauty salons, dental offices, churches, museums, libraries, exhibition halls, and public parks can reopen. Room service, drive-in, takeout, and delivery services are also allowed. Beaches will reopen with requirements for seating to maintain distancing.

16 May

State of Emergency was replace by State of Alert for another 30 days and some restrictions were lifted.

16 May

Flights from Romania to countries with high numbers of COVID-19 cases and flights from these countries to Romania will continue to be suspended until June 15. International bus transport from Romania to Italy, France, Germany, Spain, and Turkey will also remain suspended until June 15. Several border checkpoints will remain closed.

01 Jun

Borders are closed for foreigner tourists. All persons coming to Romania from abroad have to isolate themselves at home, together with the family/relatives they live with. Those who don’t have this possibility or want to avoid exposing their families to a potential infection may opt for institutionalised quarantine in spaces provided by the authorities.

01 Jun

Restaurants and bars with outdoor seating are allowed to open under specific protocols.

15 Jun

Borders are still closed for foreigner citizens. All persons coming to Romania from abroad have to isolate themselves at home, together with the family/relatives they live with, with a few exceptions: Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Croatia, Switzerland, Germany, Greece, Island, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary. Flights to certain destinations remain suspended: Ialy, Spain, Germany, France, Austria, Belgium, China, USA, UK, Netherlands, Turkey, Iran.

15 Jun

Malls, private kindergartens, outdoor pools and gyms will be reopened

15 Jun

Romania remains in a 30-day state of alert, which began May 15.

01 Jul

U.S. citizens are not permitted to enter Romania.

01 Jul

The government has eased commercial flight and travel restrictions to 22 countries: Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Croatia, Switzerland, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary.

Serbia

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 272   Total cases: 14836   New deaths: 4   Total deaths: 281   Active cases: 1783
Total cases per 1M pop.: 2180.3 (26.9% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 41.3 (10.7% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 262 (4.7% of US)
04 May

Restaurants and bars both with outdoor and indoor seating opened under specific protocols.

06 May

The Serbian Parliament lifted the state of emergency over coronavirus epidemic. Read more

18 May

Commercial flights started operating regularly.

28 May

Serbia no longer requires a special permit for the entry of foreign nationals and that the crossing of the Serbian border has been returned to the regular regime.

01 Jun

Almost all hotels reopened

Slovakia

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 20   Total cases: 1687   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 28   Active cases: 193
Total cases per 1M pop.: 309 (3.8% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 5.1 (1.3% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 35 (0.6% of US)
20 May

Only rooms with separate bathroom and toilet facilities can be sold. After the guest leaves, the room must remain empty for 24 hours. Operation of wellness and fitness centers, swimming pools and other indoor areas for leisure activities in the accommodation facilities is not allowed. Read more

20 May

Consumption of food and beverages is allowed in all areas of restaurants, hotels, guesthouses and other facilities designated for this purpose. The opening hours of these are limited to 6.00 - 22.00. From 27 May 2020, public catering establishments for a private company may be open even after 22:00 (for example, in the case of celebrations or weddings). The operator is obliged to keep a list of participants for 30 days from the event. Read more

20 May

Museums, galleries, libraries and exhibition halls are allowed to be open from 20/5. Cinemas, theatres, music venues etc. can be open 7 days a week from 27/05. Read more

27 May

The obligation to quarantine or submit a negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19 does not apply to: - persons with permanent residence or temporary residence in the Slovak Republic, upon return from Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Germany or Switzerland, if their stay outside the Slovak Republic did not exceed 48 hours; persons with permanent residence or temporary residence in the Czech Republic who enter the Slovak Republic through border crossings between the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic, or between the Slovak Republic and Hungary, unless they stay in the Slovak Republic for more than 48 hours; persons with permanent or temporary residence in Hungary who enter the Slovak Republic through border crossings between the Slovak Republic and Hungary, or between the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic, unless they stay in the Slovak Republic for more than 48 hours; a special form is needed to cross the borders. Read more

28 May

"The Central Crisis Staff needs a deeper analysis to decide on a possible end to the state of emergency," said the PM Igor Matovic.

03 Jun

All accommodatioon facilities are now allowed to open, including restaurants and wellness centers.

03 Jun

Public catering establishments may be reopened after 10 p.m.. However, all public catering establishments must comply with at least one of the following hygiene rules: provide a maximum of 1 person per 10 square meters (this obligation does not apply to children) of the area designated for customers, or ensure a distance of 2 meters between customers, or provide a 2 meter distance between the tables. In addition, catering establishments must continue to comply with strict hygiene measures.

04 Jun

If you have a permanent or temporary residence or are staying in the Czech Republic, Hungary or Austria and you enter Slovakia through the border crossing between the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic and Hungary or Slovakia and Austria, you do not have to go to compulsory quarantine.

10 Jun

From 10 June 2020 a measure applies that allows arrivals to Slovakia from abroad without the need for a mandatory 14-day quarantine. The measure (and thus the free crossing of borders without submitting a negative COVID-19 test as well as the obligation to undergo a quarantine) concerns persons arriving from the following health-safe countries: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Croatia , Iceland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, Malta, Germany, Norway, Austria, Slovenia and Switzerland. Persons arriving to Slovakia from countries other than the health-safe ones are still required to provide a 96-hour-old negative COVID-19 test.

13 Jun

The state of emergency ended on 13 June 2020.

Slovenia

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 13   Total cases: 1613   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 111   Active cases: 118
Total cases per 1M pop.: 775.9 (9.6% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 53.4 (13.8% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 57 (1% of US)
11 May

Some tourist attractions and facilities are reopening.

11 May

Public passenger transport has been restored and will be carried out in accordance with the hygiene recommendations of the National Institute of Public Health and under specific conditions. The ordinance allows the operation of regular public passenger transport services, special regular public passenger transport services, permanent non-regular public passenger transport services, occasional public passenger transport services, passenger transport by cableway for the transport of persons, taxi services and public passenger rail transport within the national transport services. Temporary prohibitions and restrictions on the operation of all forms of public passenger transport in international road and rail transport continue to apply.

12 May

As of 12 May 2020, air passenger transport to international airports in Slovenia has been restored. The prohibition of flying to local airports from foreign continues to apply until 12 June 2020.

15 May

The Government adopted the ordinance announcing the end to the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) epidemic

18 May

Restaurants can accommodate guests and serve food and beverages on terraces and in gardens.

26 May

Incoming travellers from a European Union or Schengen Area member state may enter Slovenia without restrictions and quarantine if they are: Slovenian citizens, or foreigners with permanent or temporary residence in Slovenia, or persons with permanent or temporary residence in Croatia and Hungary, or listed among the exceptions in Article 10 of the ordinance. Incoming travellers from third countries may enter Slovenia without restrictions and quarantine (regardless of their citizenship) if they: have permanent or temporary residence in Slovenia, or are listed among the exceptions listed in Article 12 of the ordinance. Read more

01 Jun

All accommodation providers from hotels, private accommodation, campsites, camper stops have reopened.

19 Jun

List of countries whose residents are allowed to enter Slovenia without restictions expanded to also include: Austria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, FInland, Germany, France, Montenegro, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland.

Switzerland

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 220   Total cases: 31851   New deaths: 1   Total deaths: 1684   Active cases: 967
Total cases per 1M pop.: 3680.2 (45.3% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 194.6 (50.3% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 112 (2% of US)
06 Jun

Restaurants reopen Read more

22 Jun

Travel is now possible between Switzerland and the European Union, EFTA countries and the United Kingdom. One exception is Spain, which is not expected to re-open its borders before June 21.

22 Jun

Public and private events of up to 300 people are permitted. From June 22 this will be 1,000 people on condition that contact tracing can be guaranteed. All religious services and celebrations have been permitted since late May. Restrictions on restaurants were lifted in early June, and zoos, theatres, cinemas and campgrounds have also re-opened.

Ukraine

Updated: 02 Jul. New cases: 0   Total cases: 44998   New deaths: 0   Total deaths: 1173   Active cases: 23581
Total cases per 1M pop.: 1028.9 (12.7% of US)   Total deaths per 1M pop.: 26.8 (6.9% of US)   Active cases per 1M pop.: 539 (9.8% of US)
06 Apr

All foreigners without residence permits are barred from entering Ukraine. Starting April 6, all travelers, arriving in Ukraine will be required to undergo a 14-day supervised quarantine period.

22 May

Hotels are allowed to reopen, except for their indoor restaurants and swimming pools. 

22 May

Church services, sport events without spectators are allowed to function.

01 Jun

Wearing masks in public places, including public transportation, at all times is mandatory.

01 Jun

The government of Ukraine has extended the adaptive quarantine until July 31.

10 Jun

Restaurants, coffee shops and cultural institutions are planned to be opened.

15 Jun

Commercial international passenger services to and from Ukraine will gradually resume as of June 15. The Ukrainian government has lifted the entry ban for foreigners. U.S. citizens will be allowed to enter Ukraine if they can demonstrate that they have medical insurance covering all expenses related to COVID-19 treatment while on the territory of Ukraine. U.S. citizens entering Ukraine will be required to enter into self-quarantine if the Ministry of Health considers the United States a country with high incidence of COVID-19.

15 Jun

All public transportation is already allowed to function as normal starting with May 22nd. The Ukrainian government announced it will allow regular international passenger flights starting on June 15, however, the entry ban on foreigners will not be lifted on that date.

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