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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 ...

2020 10 26
Quarantine may be introduced in another 8 municipalities in Lithuania: the country’s major cities have been included in the red zone

From 26 October to 1 November inclusive, based on the new traffic light system, eight more municipalities of the country have been included in the red zone: Vilnius, Kaunas, and Klaipėda City Municipalities, as well as Vilnius, Širvintos, Šilalė, Trakai, and Telšiai District ...

2020 10 22
Official: traffic light system for countries

In line with the recommendations approved by the European Council, at its meeting on Wednesday the Government decided on the criteria to be applied at the national level, based on which all the countries of the European Union would be divided into four groups according to the traffic light principle. Based on the criteria, the risk will be assessed, the list of the affected countries ...

2020 10 22
Approved: from now on, municipalities will be classified under the traffic light colour code based on the incidence of coronavirus

In line with the recommendations of international organizations, at Wednesday’s meeting, the Government approved the classification of municipalities into three colour zones based on epidemiological indicators – green, yellow, and red. Municipalities in the red zone may be subject ...

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2020 10 20
Updated list of affected countries and isolation requirements upon arrival

The Ministry cautions the country’s population planning to travel to Italy, Bulgaria and Liechtenstein. On Friday, October 16, these countries were added to the list of countries affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, as their coronavirus (COVID-19) incidence rate was more than 10% higher than that of Lithuania. Arrivals from or transits through ...

2020 10 12
Updated list of affected countries: some countries removed from the list due to methodological changes

As of Monday, 12 October, isolation will no longer be required for arrivals from Estonia, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Norway, Germany, Faeroe Islands and another 14 countries. Changes in the list of affected countries have been the result of the introduction of a new principle for listing. From now on, the list will ...

2020 10 07
Tighter requirements for mass events will help prevent coronavirus infection

The Government has approved a draft amendment to the Resolution declaring a state of national emergency submitted by the Ministry of the Interior, one of the main objectives of which is to change the principles for compiling the List of the Affected Countries approved by the Minister of Health. 

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2020 10 05
Updated list of affected countries and isolation requirements

The list of affected countries was updated on Friday, 2 October, adding Kyrgyzstan. The coronavirus incidence rate in this country and other 95 countries exceeds 25 cases per 100 000 population in the last 14 days. Arrivals from or transits through these countries will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. The updated list will take effect as of 5 October.

2020 09 29
Recommendations for travellers arrivin/returning from abroad

  The Ministry of Health has issued recommendations to travellers arriving/returning from abroad, taking into account the current developments of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection).

2020 09 28
Updated list of affected countries and exceptions to isolation requirements

The list of countries most affected by the coronavirus infection (COVID-19) was updated on Friday, 25 September, to take effect as of 28 September. Estonia, Poland, Germany, Iceland and San Marino have been added to the list of affected countries. Coronavirus incidence rate in these countries has exceeded 25 cases per 100 000 population over the last ...

2020 09 21
Updated list of affected countries and changes in isolation requirements

As of Monday, isolation will be required for arrivals from Sweden, Norway, Bulgaria, Georgia, Canada, Tunisia and the Faroe Islands, where the incidence of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) has exceeded 25 cases per 100 000 population in the last 14 days. 

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