Turkey on Friday up to date its measures for passengers getting into the nation from overseas in a bid to curb the unfold of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Inside Ministry mentioned in a round set to enter impact on Saturday.
Journey guidelines for Pakistan, Bangladesh and India have been eased, and passengers from these international locations, or those that have been to those international locations within the final 14 days, can be requested to submit a destructive PCR check end result obtained as much as 72 hours beforehand.
Individuals who have acquired two doses of Covid-19 vaccines authorised by the World Well being Organisation or Turkey or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the least 14 days earlier than getting into Turkey can be exempted from quarantine.
Crimson record international locations
Nevertheless, suspension of direct flights from Brazil, South Africa, Nepal, and Sri Lanka will proceed till additional discover.
Passengers who’ve been to those international locations within the final 14 days can be requested to submit a destructive PCR check end result obtained a most of 72 hours earlier than getting into Turkey.
They can even be quarantined for 14 days in places decided by the governorships, on the finish of which a destructive check can be required yet another time. If there’s a optimistic check end result, the affected person can be stored beneath isolation, which can finish with a destructive end result within the following 14 days.
Passengers coming from the UK, Iran, Egypt, or Singapore can be required to submit a destructive end result from PCR exams performed a most of 72 hours earlier than entry.
For passengers touring from Afghanistan, those that can present a doc exhibiting they had been administered a Covid-19 vaccine within the final 14 days or restoration from Covid-19 an infection within the final six months won’t require a check end result or quarantine.
Passengers from different components of the world
Arrivals from different international locations can be required to doc that they’ve gotten two doses of Covid-19 vaccines granted approval by the World Well being Organisation or Turkey or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the least 14 days earlier than getting into.
Passengers who fail to provide vaccination proof or an official doc proving restoration from Covid-19 an infection within the final six months can be requested to submit a destructive PCR end result obtained a most of 72 hours prior or a speedy antigen check end result obtained a most of 48 hours prior.
Pattern-based Covid-19 exams can be accessible for passengers in any respect border gates.
Kids youthful than 12 won’t be requested for vaccine certification or PRC/antigen check outcomes to enter Turkey.
Since December 2019, the pandemic has claimed over 4.54 million lives in 192 international locations and areas, with greater than 219.1 million instances reported worldwide, in line with the US’ Johns Hopkins College.