Anyone who has been outside the Nordic region in the last 7 days should be tested for Covid-19 as soon as possible after returning home. In addition, special recommendations apply to those who have visited certain countries in southern Africa. The reason is that omikron, the new virus variant of…
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The Swedish Public Health Agency (Folkhälsomyndigheten) updates the recommendations on entry from a number of countries in southern Africa. This is due to a new variant of the coronavirus. The World Health Organization WHO has named the new variant Omicron and classified it as a variant of concern.
The Public Health Agency of Sweden recommends that people between the ages of 18 and 65 should be offered a third booster dose of the vaccine. The dose is to be administered according to a special order of priority.
The Swedish Public Health Agency has developed a proposal for infection control measures that will apply from 1st December. The measures concern how indoor public gatherings and events with more than 100 attendees can be carried out with or without vaccination certificates.
Update 18 November 04.50: The warning has been withdrawn.
The Swedish Public Health Agency has asked the government to introduce vaccination certificates for events for people aged 18 and older from 1st December. The vaccination certificate would be used at indoor events with more than 100 attendees.
From and including 22/11, the Public Health Agency of Sweden recommends that the regions offer testing for Covid-19 of everyone 6 years old and older who have symptoms that may be Covid-19. This applies regardless of whether you have been vaccinated or not.
The warning has been withdrawn.