Austria issues travel warnings for Prague, France over COVID-19

Passengers queue to be screened for Covid-19 at a testing station set up at Fiumicino airport, near Rome, on August 16, 2020. - Italy has introduced mandatory Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) testing for anyone arriving from Croatia, Greece, Spain and Malta and banned all visitors from Colombia, in a bid to rein in new infections. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

Austria is issuing coronavirus-related travel warnings for Prague and the French regions that include Paris and the Cote d’Azur while lifting a long-standing warning for Sweden, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

Warnings are also being issued for Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Costa Rica, Israel, Kuwait and the Maldives, while a travel warning for Portugal was being reduced to Lisbon and the Norte region, the ministry said in a statement. All changes will take effect from Monday.