After a marathon summit, the leaders of the 27 EU Member States reached a deal on the long-term EU budget for 2021–2027. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and his EU colleagues also agreed a post-COVID-19 recovery package.
The temporary entry ban came into force on 19 March and initially applied for 30 days. It has subsequently been extended following recommendations by the European Commission and the Council of the European Union. The latest decision to extend the ban means that the entry ban now applies until 31 May 2021.