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21.05.20
Impact on freight and passenger transport of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

With the current outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continuing to evolve, IRU is closely monitoring the status of border crossings in affected areas around the world thanks to the global IRU member network.

Please find in the document attached the updated situation on national/international transport of passengers and goods in affected regions of the world.

All information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) is available on IRU dedicated webpage.

SK 21.05.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in Slovakia (21 May 2020, 17:50)

On 21 May, the Slovak government extended border controls until 26 June. It will only be possible to enter and exit the country through the following border crossing points:

On the border with Austria

  • Bratislava – Jarovce – Kittsee (motorway)
  • Bratislava – Jarovce - Kittsee (old road)
  • Bratislava – Petržalka – Berg
  • Moravský Svätý Ján - Hohenau
  • Záhorská Ves – Angern an der March

On the border with Hungary

  • Bratislava Čunovo – Rajka (motorway)
  • Medveďov – Vámosszabadi
  • Komárno – Komárom
  • Štúrovo – Esztergom
  • Šahy – Parassapuszta
  • Slovenské Ďarmoty – Balassagyarmat
  • Šiatorská Bukovinka – Salgótarján
  • Kráľ – Bánréve
  • Milhosť – Tornyosnémeti (road no. I/17)
  • Milhosť – Tornyosnémeti cesta (road no. R4)
  • Slovenské Nové Mesto – Sátoraljaújhely 
  • Hosťovce –Tornanádaska
On the border with the Czech Republic
  • Svrčinovec – Mosty u Jablunkova
  • Makov – Bílá-Bumbálka
  • Horné Srnie – Brumov-Bylnice
  •  Drietoma – Starý Hrozenkov
  • Moravské Lieskové – Strání
  • Lysá pod Makytou – Střelná
  • Vrbovce – Velká nad Veličkou
  • Brodské – Břeclav (highway)
  • Holíč – Hodonín
  • Skalica – Sudoměřice (new road)

On the border with Poland

  • Trstená – Chyžné
  • Vyšný Komárnik - Barwinek

Source: CESMAD

A consolidated overview of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak situation is available on IRU Flash Info webpage. 

IT 21.05.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in Italy (21 May 2020, 17:45)

On 21 May, the Ministry of Transport has clarified that foreign drivers entering Italy are not subject to the following provisions anymore:

·       Maximum stay of 72 hours in case of a transport operation ending in Italy

·       Maximum stay of 24 hours in case of a transport operation transiting through Italy

·       Obligation to notify local health authorities upon entrance

Until 2 June, foreign drivers operating in Italy must still have a free-form self declaration that certifies they’re employed and currently working as drivers. The self certification used until 18 May does not apply anymore.

Companies are reminded that the protocol for road transport and logistics sector (Annex 14 of DPCM 17 May) applies until 14 June.

Sources: Ministry of Transport, CONFETRA

A consolidated overview of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak situation is available on IRU Flash Info webpage. 

RU 21.05.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in Russia (21 May 2020, 17:40)

Following our last update on Russia, members are advised that the Blagoveshchensk-Heihe border crossing point will only open after consultations between relevant authorities in Russia and China are concluded, and after restrictions caused by Covid-19 pandemic are removed.

Source: ASMAP

A consolidated overview of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak situation is available on IRU Flash Info webpage. 

RU 20.05.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in Russia (20 May 2020, 15:00)

On 20 May, the Russian Ministry of Transport announced that starting from 25 May a new land border crossing point will open in Kani-Kurgan, in the Amur region on the border with China. The border crossing point will be operating on a temporary basis, only allowing cross-border movement of goods at first. The projected capacity is 190 vehicles per day and its opening will reduce the workload at other border crossing points with China. Controls will start as soon as the bridge connecting Blagoveshchensk (RUS) and Heihe (CHN) is opened to traffic.

Source: Russian Ministry of Transport

A consolidated overview of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak situation is available on IRU Flash Info webpage.