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Mandatory testing for COVID-19 is coming into force in Lithuania on Monday as the country battles to take the spread of the Delta variant under control.
Mandatory COVID-19 testing for certain professions comes into force
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Under the new rules, cargo and passenger carriers, entertainment, culture and public catering workers who have not been vaccinated and have not had the coronavirus will be required to undergo regular testing.

Those required to get tested will also include soldiers, workers of public administration establishments as well as people who work with illegal migrants who have recently come to Lithuania.

All of them will have to undergo tests no more often than every seven days but at least every ten days.

If a worker for some reason refused to undergo mandatory resting, the person can be removed and unpaid for the number of days until the person has a test done.

According to the Health Ministry, a situation might occur when workers required to undergo testing are abroad, for example, carriers. In those cases, mandatory tests should be done within 48 hours of return to Lithuania.

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