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Sweden can do better: the Government’s policy priorities

Sweden has much to be proud of. We have a skilled labour force and a high proportion of Swedish people support themselves by working. Sweden has many innovative and competitive businesses that contribute to jobs and exports. Health care, education and social services are collectively financed and allocated according to need. The level of trust between people is high and Sweden has come a long way in terms of gender equality.

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Entry ban on travel to Sweden extended

The Government has decided to extend the entry restrictions for travel from both the EU/EEA and from other countries until 31 January 2022. As of 30 June, the Swedish regulation has been adapted to the EU regulation on a COVID certificate on travel to Sweden from EU/EEA States.

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Stricter infection control measures to be introduced on 12 January 2022

On 12 January 2022, stricter infection control measures was introduced due to the significant increase in community transmission at the same time as there is increased pressure on health care. The overall assessment is that Sweden is in a situation where it is necessary to take certain infection control measures in stage 3 of the Government’s action plan for introducing infection control measures.

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Key acts and ordinances entering into force in late 2021/early 2022

This information material contains a selection of the acts and ordinances – both new and amended – that enter into force in the second half of 2021 or some time thereafter.

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