Visiting Sweden and Luleå during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting all of us and it is important that we now come together and take care of ourselves and each other. Countries handle the situation in different ways and it can be difficult to keep track of restrictions and recommendations depending on where you are. That's why we've compiled this list of links and information for you!

The last couple of months have been different. We've all been forced to adjust to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus called Covid-19. It's important that we stay focused on stopping the spread of the virus and that means we need to be informed and flexible – especially when traveling. 

Make sure you are ready to change your plans incase the place you intended to visit becomes crowded. You need to be able to keep a safe distance from other people and avoid busy shops, sights and the like.

On the link below you will find official information in English about visiting Sweden during the Covid-19 pandemic from the Swedish authorities.

Visiting Sweden during the pandemic |

Minimising the spread of Covid-19

Stay at home if you are feeling ill with symptoms such as nasal congestion, respiratory infection, coughing, or fever, even with mild symptoms.

  • Stay at home if you have symptoms. Common symptoms of Covid-19. 
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. 
  • Keep your distance from other people, both indoors and outdoors. 
  • Be careful when visiting people who are aged 70+ or belong to an at-risk group.
  • Work from home if possible. 
  • Avoid large social gatherings.


Restrictions and opening hours

Rules and restrictions about social distancing, arrangements and opening hours because of the pandemic can affect businesses in Luleå. The result of this can be cancelled events and closed businesses. Therefore the information on this website might be subject to possible changes or incorrect opening hours. If you want to be sure, always call the business ahead of visiting their facilities. 

Sources and links

The information on this page is gathered from and Folkhälsomyndigheten. We also link to their respective websites for more information. Please note that this website was last updated on Juni 2nd 2021. We urge you to be up to date on recent information regarding recommendations and the latest development of the Covid-19 pandemic on the links below. is a web site run by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (“Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap, MSB”). The mission is to compile and convey warnings, alerts, and emergency information from Swedish authorities to the public.


The Public Health Agency of Sweden has a national responsibility for public health issues and works to ensure good public health. The agency also works to ensure that the population is protected against communicable diseases and other health threats.