Coronavirus: Maltese residents barred from entering Lithuania

Miguela Xuereb

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Maltese residents are barred from entering Lithuania, after a recent spike in the number of coronavirus cases on the island.

On the 31st of July Lithuanian authorities issued an updated list of countries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Malta is listed along with another nine countries, the residents of which are not permitted to enter Lithuania. Lithuanian citizens re-entering their country after having visited one of these 10 countries are required to self-isolate.

Countries listed along with Malta include Spain and Belgium. People entering Lithuania from Cyprus, Ireland, and the UK don’t need to self-isolate.

Lithuanian authorities are reporting an incidence rate of 28.4 per 100,000 population during the previous 14-day period for Malta.

14-day self-isolation for travellers entering Latvia from Malta

Travellers entering Latvia after arriving or transiting from Malta need to self-isolate for 14 days.

The Latvian authorities updated their coronavirus travel list on the 31st of July. Travel to Malta is currently not recommended by Latvia.