Who is allowed into Denmark from Sweden right now?

Denmark’s national flags are seen in Copenhagen, Denmark October 22, 2019. (Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen/Reuters File Photo)
Denmark has relaxed its rules for travellers into the country, but it has different and changeable rules for different countries, and for neighbouring countries, such as Sweden, different rules depending on which region you live in, and it can be hard to know whether you are allowed in.

Radio Sweden spoke to Colm Kelly-Ryan who lives in Skåne. He and a friend were travelling to Denmark, after reading that travel from border areas like Skåne was unrestricted. But he had a nasty surprise when he got off the train at Copenhagen airport.

Despite people getting contradictory advice, we explain how the rules for travellers from Sweden are supposed to work. But, as always, check before you travel, and do not travel at all, even within Sweden, if you have any symptoms, such as a cough or a runny nose.

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