Switzerland has added seven new countries to its COVID-19 quarantine list.

The citizens of the following countries will now be required to go through 10 days of mandatory quarantine:

  • The Bahamas
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Romania
  • São Tomé and Príncipe.
  • Singapore
  • Sint Maarten
  • Spain (except the Balearic and Canary Islands)

Switzerland’s Health Office of Public Health says three countries have been removed from its quarantine list. Travellers from Azerbaijan, Russia and the United Arab Emirates will no longer be required to complete isolation requirements upon their arrival to Switzerland.

Schengen Visa Info reports travellers from a total of 46 countries are required to follow the quarantine rules upon their arrival in Switzerland.

The full list published by Switzerland’s Health Office of Public Health includes the following countries:

  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • The Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Cape Verde
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Eswatini (Swaziland)
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Luxembourg
  • Maldives
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • North Macedonia
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Sint Maarten
  • Spain (except for the Balearic and Canary Islands)
  • South Africa
  • Suriname
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • United States of America (including Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands)

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