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The Government’s work in response to the virus responsible for COVID-19

There is an ongoing outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Government and the Government Offices are following developments carefully and are in continuous contact with the responsible authorities.

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Entry ban on travel to Sweden extended

The Government has decided to extend the entry restrictions for travel from both the EU/EEA and from other countries until 31 October 2021. As of 30 June, the Swedish regulation has been adapted to the EU regulation on a COVID certificate on travel to Sweden from EU/EEA States. Entry from Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway is not subject to any entry restrictions.

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Budget Bill for 2022: A stronger and more sustainable Sweden after the pandemic

The Government presented the Budget Bill for 2022 to the Riksdag 20 September. In it, the Government proposes measures to accelerate the climate transition, get more people into work, strengthen the welfare system and make Sweden a safe country for all. In total, reforms worth approximately SEK 74 billion are involved.

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Prime Minister Stefan Löfven Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices

Statement of Government Policy

Statement of Government Policy delivered by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at the opening of the 2021 Riksdag session.

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