New categorization of travel countries against coronaviruses, in effect from Thursday


The Ministry of Health announced on Monday the new categorization of countries’ coronavirus travel according to their epidemiological table, Greece having now moved from the orange list to the green list.

Indeed from Thursday, the other countries reclassified from the orange list to the green list are Croatia, Estonia, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Slovenia.

At the same time, Switzerland and Lichtenstein have moved from the red list to the green list.

Not all countries included in this group will be required to undergo any testing procedure or quarantine measures upon arrival in Cyprus.

In addition, Andorra, Spain, the Netherlands, Serbia and Canada have moved from the red list to the orange list.

Citizens of countries listed in this category will be required to test negative for the coronavirus, dating within 72 hours.

Specifically, the EU Member States on the Green List are: 1) Malta, 2) Poland, 3) Romania, 4) Austria, 5) Bulgaria, 6) Czech Republic, 7) Hungary, 8) Germany, 9) Italy, 10) Finland, 11) Slovakia, 12) Croatia, 13) Estonia, 14) France, 15) Greece, 16) Lithuania, 17) Luxembourg, 18) Slovenia . And those of the Schengen area are: 1) Iceland, 2) Norway, 3) Switzerland, 4) Liechtenstein

Third countries: 1) Australia, 2) New Zealand, 3) Singapore, 4) Saudi Arabia, 5) South Korea, 6) Israel

In addition, the Orange List countries that are members of the EU are: 1) Portugal, 2) Ireland, 3) Belgium, 4) Denmark, 5) Latvia, 6) Sweden, 7 ) Spain, 8) the Netherlands.

Also on the amber list are the small states of Andorra and third countries: 1) China including Hong Kong and Macao, 2) United Kingdom, 3) United States of America, 4) Japan, 5) Serbia, 6) Canada.


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