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

The Swedish Government has presented a range of different measures to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to mitigate the economic impact of it. The government’s overarching goal is to safeguard people’s lives and health and to secure the health care capacity. The Government’s policy and decisions aim to:

• Limit the spread of infection in the country
• Ensure health care resources are available
• Limit the impact on critical services
• Alleviate the impact on people and companies
• Ease concern, for example by providing information
• Ensure that the right measures are taken at the right time.

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

  • Decision on vaccination certificates for public gatherings and events applies as of 1 December 2021

    Illustration. Government offices

    The Government has adopted an amendment to the Limitations Ordinance that enables use of vaccination certificates at public gatherings and events. The amendment enters into force on 1 December 2021.

  • Entry ban on travel to Sweden extended

    Photo: Folio

    The Government has decided to extend the entry restrictions for travel from both the EU/EEA and from other countries until 31 January 2022. As of 30 June 2021 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.

113 13 – information number in case of emergency or crisis

You can call the information number 113 13 to obtain information from municipalities and other actors regarding the novel corona virus (not questions regarding symptoms of disease).

From abroad, call +46 (0)77 33 113 13.

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