The inclusion of Portugal, by the Swiss health authorities, in the list of countries with variants “of concern”, such as Ómicron, began as of 30 November, one day after Portugal confirmed the existence of 13 cases of this variant of the coronavirus in the territory national.

According to the rules defined by the Swiss authorities, on arrival in the country, anyone from this list of countries and who is over 16 years old must have a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR), even if they are vaccinated or have recovered from the Covid. 19.

The PCR or antigen test must be repeated between the 4th and 7th day in Swiss territory, according to the authorities.

Everyone, even children, must still complete an entry form and complete a 10-day quarantine. The rule also applies to those who are recovered and vaccinated.