17 August, 2020

The list of countries most affected by the coronavirus infection (COVID-19) was updated on Monday, 17 August, to take effect as of 18 August. Territories are deemed to be virus-affected, where coronavirus incidence rate exceeds 16 cases per 100 000 population in the last 14 days.

Given the deteriorating epidemiological situation in Denmark, Ireland, Greece, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Nepal, these countries have been put on the list of affected countries. The Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Antigua and Barbuda, Kingdom of Lesotho, Montserrat have been removed from the list.

Persons who have returned or arrived from countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries shall be deemed to have been exposed to the virus. This does not apply when people travel by air without leaving the airport transit area or travel in transit from a country unaffected by a coronavirus infection through Poland, with essential stops only, such as refuelling, hygiene, etc., in Poland.

Isolation is mandatory for persons arriving from or transiting through the affected countries, with the exceptions provided for.

People travelling by air or sea must complete and submit to the staff of the National Public Health Centre under the Ministry of Health (NPHC) the NPHC registration confirmation or a completed paper form before they leave the airport or seaport. Those travelling by land are obliged to register with the NPHC within 12 hours from the moment of arrival in the Republic of Lithuania.

Foreigners arriving from the countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries, where the incidence rate is above 25 cases over the last 14 days, must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before the entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health.

Lithuanian citizens and persons lawfully residing in Lithuania arriving from the countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection, if the country of travelling or transit had more than 25 cases in the last 14 calendar days, must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before the entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, or contact the Hotline 1808 or other establishment that performs Coronavirus tests within 24 hours of the entry, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health.

The list of most affected countries is subject to weekly updates depending on the epidemiological situation.

LIST OF COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS INFECTION)

No

Country

 

Overall 14-day incidence rate per 100 000 population

(data as of 14-08-2020)

 

  1.  

Republic of Albania

over 25

  1.  

Principality of Andorra

  1.  

Argentine Republic

  1.  

Republic of Armenia

  1.  

Aruba

  1.  

Bahamas

  1.  

Kingdom of Bahrain

  1.  

Kingdom of Belgium

  1.  

Plurinational State of Bolivia

  1.  

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  1.  

Federative Republic of Brazil

  1.  

Republic of Bulgaria

  1.  

Czech Republic

  1.  

Republic of Chile

  1.  

Kingdom of Denmark

  1.  

Dominican Republic

  1.  

Djibouti

  1.  

Republic of Ecuador

  1.  

Faeroe Islands

  1.  

Philippines

  1.  

Gabonese Republic

  1.  

Republic of the Gambia

  1.  

Republic of  Guyana

  1.  

Gibraltar*

  1.  

Guam*

  1.  

Republic of Guatemala

  1.  

Republic of Honduras

  1.  

Republic of India

  1.  

Republic of Iraq

  1.  

Islamic Republic of Iran

  1.  

Republic of Iceland

  1.  

Kingdom of Spain

  1.  

Israel

  1.  

United States of America

  1.  

United Arab Emirates

  1.  

Montenegro

  1.  

Qatar

  1.  

Republic of Kazakhstan

  1.  
Republic of Cyprus
  1.  

Kyrgyz Republic

  1.  

Republic of Colombia

  1.  

Republic of Kosovo

  1.  

Republic of Costa Rica

  1.  

Kuwait

  1.  

Republic of Lebanon

  1.  

State of Libya

  1.  

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

  1.  

Republic of Maldives

  1.  

Republic of Malta

  1.  

Kingdom of Morocco

  1.  

United Mexican States

  1.  

Virgin Islands (US)

  1.  

Republic of Moldova

  1.  

Principality of Monaco

  1.  

Namibia

  1.  

Kingdom of the Netherlands

  1.  

Sultanate of Oman

  1.  

Palestine*

  1.  

Panama

  1.  

Republic of Paraguay

  1.  

Republic of Peru

  1.  

Republic of South Africa

  1.  

Portuguese Republic

  1.  

French Republic

  1.  

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

  1.  

Romania

  1.  

Russian Federation

  1.  

Republic of El Salvador

  1.  

Republic of San Marino

  1.  

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  1.  

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

  1.  

Republic of Serbia

  1.  

Republic of Singapore

  1.  

Republic of Surinam

  1.  

Kingdom of Swaziland

  1.  

Republic of North Macedonia

  1.  

Saint Martin island

  1.  

Kingdom of Sweden

  1.  

Swiss Confederation

  1.  

Turks & Caicos Islands*

  1.  

Ukraine

  1.  

Republic of Uzbekistan

  1.  

Republic of Venezuela

16-25

  1.  

Republic of Cabo Verde

  1.  

Ireland

  1.  

Republic of Algeria

  1.  

Australia

  1.  

Republic of Austria

  1.  

Republic of Azerbaijan

  1.  

People’s Republic of Bangladesh

  1.  

Republic of Belarus

  1.  

Republic of Ghana

  1.  

Greek Republic

  1.  

Greenland*

  1.  

Republic of Kenya

  1.  

United Kingdom of Britain and Northern Ireland

  1.  

Republic of Croatia

  1.  

Republic of Poland

  1.  

Federal Republic of Nepal

  1.  

Turkey

  1.  

Republic of Zambia

 

* Territories without the status of a state

Last updated: 18 08 2020