Update June 1, 07.20 AM: The warning has been withdrawn and no longer applies.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.
On Thursday 27 May, the Government presented its plan for phasing out the restrictions that were put in place in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
After a review of the current state of knowledge, the Public Health Authority has decided that pregnant women can be offered the vaccine against Covid-19 in phase four, in the same age order as other individuals.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Utrikesdepartementet, UD) has decided to extend its warning against non-essential travel until 1 July.
Update May 22, 11.10 PM: The warning has been withdrawn and no longer applies.
Update May 16, 03.30 AM: Message no longer valid. The warning has been withdrawn.
The spread of infection remains at a high level in Sweden. The date on which adaptations of restrictions and prohibitions may come into force has therefore been postponed until 1 June.