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CREW MEMBERS COMING TO LITHUANIA FROM A FLIGHT FOR MORE THAN 72 HOURS. PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO A COVID-19 TEST
From March 29 members of crews and crews carrying out international commercial transport with all types of vehicles, if their stay in Lithuania will be longer than 72 hours, must have a document (prepared in one of the official languages of the European Union) about no earlier than 72 hours. in the period before returning to Lithuania, a COVID-19 test (serological antibody test is not recognized) or within 24 hours. upon arrival in Lithuania contact the coronavirus hotline tel. number 1808 or an institution conducting tests for COVID-19 and register to perform the test and perform it at the appointed time. After registering for testing at the Hotline, the test will be performed free of charge at the mobile point.
If for some reason after 72 hours such a person remained in Lithuania and did not complete the investigation, he must within 24 hours. contact the Coronavirus Hotline.
Such a decision was taken on Friday by the Head of State Operations of the State Emergency Situation in order to prevent the spread of dangerous strains of the coronavirus.
These requirements do not apply to members of crews and crews who transport passengers on international transportation routes by all types of vehicles, if they return or arrive in the Republic of Lithuania on international transportation routes of passengers on regular, special and chartered flights (by all types of transport).
Managers of companies performing international commercial transport in Lithuania will be obliged to inform employees staying in Lithuania for more than 72 hours about this requirement.
Requiring a coronavirus test only if it takes more than 72 hours is intended to maintain the so-called “green corridor” so that the entry and transit of essential goods is not disrupted.