Following Sunday evening’s announcement by Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli that the Maltese will be able to travel to 19 countries when the airport reopens for normal flights on the 1st July, Prime Minister Robert Abela today announced these countries which are open for travel.
Speaking during a press conference in which he announced the easing of the majority of restrictions from Friday, Prime Minister Abela confirmed that the Maltese will be able to visit 19 countries.
These are Sardegna, Iceland, Slovakia, Cyprus, Sicily, Lithuania, Israel, Latvia, Norway, Estonia, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Luxembourg, Germany, the Czech Republic and Ireland.
Asked by journalists on the quarantine for persons arriving in Malta, Dr Abela clarified that there will be no quarantine for persons coming from these countries, however those coming from other countries will be quarantined.
Public Health Superintendent Charmaine Gauci stated that the 19 countries were selected on the basis of the number of tests they are doing, the cases they had and the number of deaths.
Watch the conference here: