Baltic health ministers to discuss uniform terms for travelers from other countries

  • 2020-05-25
  • LETA/BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS - Health ministers of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on Monday plan to discuss uniform terms that will be applied by the three countries to travelers from other countries.

“We will talk about the third step in cooperation between the countries as regards the lockdown and in particular the relaxation of the terms applied to travelers,” Lithuania’s Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said at a news conference in Vilnius.

The ministers would decide on the COVID-19 morbidity indicators that should be achieved by countries in order for the persons arriving from those states to avoid the mandatory 14-days self-isolation and other lockdown restrictions in the Baltic countries, he said.

Previously, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia decided to reopen their borders for the free movement of the Baltic countries’ citizens and agreed an indicator to comply with when granting authorizations for flights from other countries.

A total of 4,508 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the Baltic countries by Monday noon.