The Healthcare Ministry has updated the list outlining a 14-day self-isolation for persons entering Belarus from countries with actively circulating COVID-19. Particularly, 12 more countries have been excluded.
As of 8 July, people coming from Algeria, Andorra, Vietnam, Cyprus, Cuba, Lebanon, Mauritius, Malaysia, New Zealand, San Marino, Thailand, Tunisia are not required isolate themselves for two weeks from the date of arrival in Belarus.
Also, if one is coming to Belarus from Australia, Egypt, Israel, Georgia, Canada, the Netherlands, Great Britain, the United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Singapore, the USA, Turkey and Japan are exempt from mandatory self-isolation for 14 days.
The same applies to Belarusians and visitors from Austria, Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Denmark , Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Northern Macedonia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Finland, France, Croatia, Montenegro, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia and China.
Mind that those coming to Belarus from Russia and Ukraine still need to observe 14-day quarantine. Recall that Belarus and Russia signed the agreement on mutual recognition of visas. It means that foreign visitors with a Belarusian visa will be able to freely enter Russia and, vice versa, holders of Russian visas will be allowed to enter Belarus (by air, rail and car).
The document is yet to come in force. BelarusFeed is monitoring the matter and will keep its readership updated.