Sun, 05 Jul 2020

VILNIUS, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Lithuanian government has approved the proposal to resume regular flights to French cities of Paris and Nice, Danish cities of Copenhagen and Billund, and Finnish city of Turku, according to a press release from the government on Wednesday.

"We recommend that travellers carefully evaluate the risks for purchasing tickets for flights that have not yet been authorized. We also recommend finding out in advance the requirements and restrictions applied in the countries travellers intend to visit," said the government in the release.

Up to now, Lithuania has already resumed regular flights to Latvia, Estonia, Germany, Norway and the Netherlands.

Lithuania lifted on Monday the 14-day self-isolation rule for travellers from 24 European countries.

Travellers coming from Malta, Ireland and Spain are still subject to mandatory self-isolation for 14 days while travel is still prohibited from Belgium, Sweden, Portugal and Britain, where the number of COVID-19 patients exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 population.

According to the Ministry of Health, Lithuania had reported a total of 1,684 confirmed cases of COVID-19 by Wednesday morning. To date, 71 people have died of the coronavirus-caused disease and 1,260 have recovered.

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