Health authorities moved Germany and Croatia from Green to Orange on Monday as regards travel, while Bulgaria, among others, has been downgraded to Red.
The changes come into effect on Thursday, a health ministry statement said.
According to the ministry, Germany and Croatia have dropped from the Green category to Orange while Liechtenstein, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, and Bosnia Herzegovina were downgraded from Orange to Red.
The classification for the countries of the European Union and the European Economic Area (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway) including Switzerland is based on that of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.
Passengers coming from green countries need not present a test nor self-isolate, while those coming from orange category countries are required to have a negative PCR laboratory test within 72 hours before departure.
Passengers coming from the red countries require a test within 72 hours before departure and one upon arrival in the Republic, cost to be covered by them.
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