STOCKHOLM, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Sweden withdrew its
recommendation to citizens not to take unnecessary trips to
Austria and Liechtenstein on Wednesday, but kept in place
warnings over travel to the United Kingdom and several European
states amid an upturn in COVID 19 infections.
Sweden had already withdrawn advice against unnecessary
trips to countries like neighbours Denmark and Norway and a
number of other destinations in Europe, such as France, Germany
However, restrictions will remain in place for Britain,
Ireland, Latvia, Finland and a number of other countries until
at least August 26.
The government continues to advise against travel to the
rest of the world, but will review that decision at the end of
A number of countries in Europe have seen a rise in
coronavirus cases in recent weeks, leading to worries of a
second wave of infections.
(Reporting by Simon Johnson; Editing by Toby Chopra)