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2020 11 30
Malta, Slovakia and Slovenia added to and Wales removed from the list of affected countries and regions

The Republic of Malta, the Slovak Republic and the Republic of Slovenia have been added to and Wales removed from the list of affected countries and regions to take effect as of Monday, 30 November. 

2020 11 26
Lockdown to continue until 17 December with restrictions eased on visits to museums

In view of the adverse epidemic coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Lithuania and in the world, the Government decided on Wednesday to extend the lockdown until 17 December. The Cabinet has removed however restriction from visits to museums and galleries for groups of maximum 2 people as of 10 December 2020.  This will also apply to tours in...

2020 11 23
Wales and Scotland listed as non-safe

As of 23 November, Wales and Scotland have been added to the list of affected areas. Lithuania is currently mapped in the red area, and its list of affected countries includes only those countries and regions that are in the grey area: Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, also all the third countries. Arrivals from these affected countries will be subject to isolation...

2020 11 19
It has been specified, which leisure services cannot be provided during quarantine

At a meeting on Wednesday, the Government endorsed a proposal by the Ministry of Health to specify the definition of leisure, entertainment, and sports services that are subject to restrictions during the quarantine.

2020 11 11
Updated list of affected countries: testing or isolation requirements for arrivals from grey areas

A new list of affected countries mapped to the ‘traffic light’ principle came to effect on Monday, 9 November. Please note that Lithuania is currently mapped as red, and from now on only the countries in the grey area will be deemed to be affected, namely: part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland,...

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2020 11 05
Nationwide lockdown as of Saturday

The Government has decided on Wednesday to introduce a three-week nationwide lockdown. Some businesses will have to halt or reduce their operations, tighter infection control measures will be enforced, and work and education will be arranged with a minimum of contacts.

2020 11 03
Pending lockdown in another 13 municipalities

From 2 November to 8 November, another 13 municipalities have been mapped in the red area: the municipalities of the districts of Prienai, Rietavas, Šalčininkai, the town of Šiauliai, districts of Šilutė, Tauragė, Utena, Varėna, Kaunas, Mažeikiai, Molėtai, Palanga and Panevėžys.

2020 11 03
Red areas spreading: more countries and regions listed as affected

A new list of affected countries compiled against the ‘traffic light’ principle came to effect on Monday, November 2.  More European countries and regions have found themselves in the red and grey areas that are subject to the requirements for mandatory isolation or testing for coronavirus (COVID-19): Cyprus, Estonia, Germany, Sweden, all the Italian regions, the...

2020 10 29
Temporary restrictions on events and gatherings in public places

Given the deteriorating epidemiological situation in the country, the Government has taken a decision in its Wednesday sitting to impose restrictions on events and gatherings organised in public places from 30 October to 13 November 2020.

2020 10 27
Another eight municipalities put under quarantine

Given the deteriorating epidemiological situation in the country, local quarantine coming into effect on 28 October 2020, 00:00, and lasting until 11 November 2020, 24:00, has been introduced in eight more municipalities: the city municipalities of Kaunas, Klaipėda and Vilnius and the district municipalities of Šilalė, Širvintos, Telšiai, Trakai and Vilnius. Additional restrictions...

2020 10 27
This is the first time the list of affected countries has been updated following the ‘traffic light’ principle.

As of Monday, October 26th. a new list of affected countries compiled following the ‘traffic light’ principle has come to effect.  Lithuania, along with the neighbouring Latvia and Estonia, as well as Norway, Denmark, Finland and Cyprus, have found themselves in the orange area. This means that...

2020 10 26
New requirements for isolation

Following the Council Recommendation on a coordinated approach to the restriction of free movement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and mapping of the countries according to their epidemiological situation, Lithuania finds itself in the orange area (according to the traffic light principle) and, as of Monday, 26 October, it will apply prevention measures only to arrivals from countries in the red and...

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