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Finland today abolished internal border controls for COVID-19

Finland’s internal border control, rolled out to curb COVID-19 infection rates, has been abolished for all arrivals from EU member states, authorities reveal. According to the Finnish Foreign Ministry, while the decision to open the internal borders came into force on January 31, the external borders, which were imposed for arrivals from all third countries, […]

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Finland ends internal border controls and extends restrictions for travelers from third countries until mid-February

Finland will end all internal border controls on Monday, January 31, which were reinstated in late December last year to contain the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant in the country. As previously warned by SchengenVisaInfo.com on January 19, Finnish authorities will remove border controls for travelers from other EU and Schengen countries after the […]

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Covid rapid breath tests developed in Finland ready for EU market | News

The wearable device sends data through a mobile app to a cloud-based service, which provides a test result within seconds. The breath test device can provide a Covid test result in 45 seconds, the company said. Image: Markku Sandell/Yle 17.1. 13:19•Updated 17.1. 14:29 A Tampere-based medical device company has received an EU-wide CE certificate for […]

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Heathrow and Gatwick: latest travel rules for Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

Coronavirus cases in the UK are skyrocketing, with a record 218,413 new daily cases reported on Tuesday, January 4, more than 3.2 times the number of cases at last year’s peak. Much of this increase in cases is due to the arrival of the super-infectious variant of Omicron, which, while causing relatively milder symptoms than […]

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Denmark, Norway and Finland among the countries added to the plan to enter the green zone of Laos

Following Laos’ announcement of its intention to reopen its doors to fully vaccinated travelers from January 1, 2022, 14 more countries, including Denmark, Norway and Finland, were recently added to the list of nationalities authorized to enter Laos under the Travel Green Zone plan. Citing Diethelm trip, travelers will be allowed, under phase 1, which […]

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New Rules: Here’s What Finland Is Doing To Slow Omicron | News

Finland announced new measures on Tuesday. The government has been slow to announce a large number of complicated Covid measures. Image: Silja Viitala / Yle 22.12. 10:48•Updated on 22.12. 13:57 The daily number of Covid cases in Finland has hovered around the 2,000 mark for about a week now, with the Omicron variant coming to […]

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Lapland travel restrictions: will Finland’s new entry rules ruin Christmas?

Finland will soon require all UK travelers to take a COVID test before departure, and further border restrictions are due to be announced today (December 16). The rule applies to all non-EU citizens and deals a particular blow to the tourism sector by Lapland – in the north of the Nordic country. As of this […]

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Finland to impose compulsory pre-admission tests for third country nationals from December 21

Due to the increase in cases of coronavirus infection and the detection of the new Omicron variant, Finnish authorities have announced that travelers from third countries will soon be required to undergo mandatory pre-entry tests. Third country nationals have been able to travel to Finland for travel purposes by showing proof of vaccination valid so […]

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Prime Minister of Finland stepped out after adviser tested positive for COVID: reports

The Prime Minister of Finland was clubbed after 3 a.m. last weekend, according to local reports. Earlier, she was told that a counselor had tested positive for COVID-19 and that she did not need to self-quarantine. But later that night, she missed a text saying she should avoid social interactions. Loading Something is loading. Finnish […]