Recommendations for visits to nursing homes
On 1 October, the general ban on visits to nursing homes will be lifted. People above the age of 70 are at high risk of becoming seriously ill from Covid-19.
Concerning exceptions to the 50-person limit
The government is reviewing the rules for the number of participants allowed in various contexts during the pandemic.
Important Public Announcement Fire and smoke in Bergsjön, Västra Götaland
Update september 25, 20.06: This message no longer applies.
The period for compensation for risk groups is extended
The Swedish Government has decided to extend the period during which risk groups, relatives and parents of certain seriously ill children can apply for compensation up to and including 31 December 2020.
Changes to the advisory against travel to Finland and Slovakia
The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs lifts advice against non-essential travel to Finland and Slovakia. The decision applies from 21 September.
An Important Public Announcement regarding fire and smoke has been issued for Norrköping, Östergötland county
Update september 21, 12.20: This message no longer applies.
Nursing home visit ban will be lifted on 1 October
The government has decided that the visitor ban at nursing homes will be lifted on 1 October.
Changes to the advisory against travel to United Kingdom
The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs is lifting its advice against non-essential travel travel to United Kingdom. The decision applies from 14th of september.
Important Public Announcement Fire and smoke for Borgstena in Borås, Västra Götaland County
Update September 9, 8.20 P.M: This message no longer applies.
Changes to the advisory against travel
The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs is lifting its advice against travel to Cyprus.
The Swedish government proposing extension of corona measures
The Swedish government is proposing an extension of corona-related measures in the area of health insurance and for temporary parental benefit.
High demand for Covid-19 testing in several Swedish regions
The interest in testing for an ongoing Covid-19 infection has increased. This has led to increased waiting times in several regions, including Kronoberg, Sörmland, Dalarna and Region Skåne.
Important public announcement for Sävenäs in Gothenburg Municipality, Västra Götaland County
Update September 1, 6.30 P.M.: This message no longer applies. There is a risk of leakage of extremely flammable gas due to a collision between two train carriages in a marshalling yard. There is no leakage at present. The incident commander urges everyone within a 600 m radius of the marshalling…