An Important Public Announcement regarding fire and smoke has been issued for Kungshult in Eslöv, Skåne County. People are urged to avoid the area, to go inside and close doors, windows and vents.
The Public Health Authority has stated that young people born in 2005 or before will be offered the Covid 19 vaccine from week 32 (August 9th) onwards.
Those who have travelled outside the Nordic countries are recommended to take a covid-19 test on arrival in Sweden, according to the Swedish Public Health Agency. Swedish citizens are also included in the recommendation, which applies from 12 July to 31 August.
The Covid certificate will go into effect on Thursday 1 July. It shows that you have been vaccinated against Covid-19 and is needed for travel within Europe. In the future, the Covid certificate will also contain information about test results and recovery from Covid-19.
The fact that the number of vaccinated people in Sweden continues to increase at the same time as the spread of infection decreases means that the Public Health Agency of Sweden assesses that the adaptation of infection control measures can continue as planned.
The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Utrikesdepartementet) has extended the advice against non-essential travel to most countries around the world until 1st September.
Adolescents aged 16 and 17 will now be offered vaccination against Covid-19 in Sweden according to the Public Health Agency of Sweden. The objective is primarily to protect adolescents against the disease, and to further reduce the spread of infection in the community.
Update, 21 june, 14.31: The warning about a fire in the Husum industrial area has been withdrawn.
SMHI has issued a class 2 warning for extremely high temperatures in Kalmar County, except for Öland. The warning will remain in effect until Wednesday.
Update, 18 June, 20.50: The warning about a fire in the Husum industrial area has been withdrawn.
SMHI has issued class 1 warnings for very high temperatures in the counties of Sörmland, Östergötland, Jönköping, Kronoberg, Kalmar and Skåne. Daily temperatures of 30°C or more are expected for three consecutive days.
The Public Health Agency of Sweden is reviewing infection control measures as an increased number of delta variant cases of the virus that causes Covid-19 have been discovered in Sweden.
Update June 1, 07.20 AM: The warning has been withdrawn and no longer applies.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommends that the COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty, which is manufactured by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer-BioNTech, be approved for 12 to 15-year-olds.
The government has today presented a number of changes concerning entry into Sweden. The entry ban is extended for travel from outside the EU. The requirement for a negative covid test for travellers from the Nordic countries is removed.