Turkey updates quarantine rules for vaccinated travelers from India

Turkey has released updated quarantine rules for vaccinated travelers from India. (Representative)

Ankara:

Turkey has issued updated quarantine rules for vaccinated travelers from India and Nepal, the Turkish Embassy in New Delhi announced on Monday.

According to a statement, passengers traveling to Turkey from India and Nepal and those who have been in these countries in the past 14 days will be subject to the latest measures.

The updated arrangements provide that all passengers must submit a negative PCR test taken no later than 72 hours before arrival.

Those who specify that they have received at least two doses (single dose for Johnson & Johnson) of the vaccines approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization or Turkey, provided that at least 14 days have elapsed since the last dose, will be exempt from mandatory quarantine.

Those who cannot provide the certificate will be quarantined at their home or at the address they declare. On the 10th day of the quartine they will be PCR tested and — if negative the quartine will be discontinued, if positive the treatment will be carried out in accordance with Ministry of Health COVID-19 guidelines.

In addition, in the statement, the measures provide that passengers aged 12 to 18 traveling with their parents who cannot certify that they have been fully vaccinated must submit a negative PCR test carried out no later than 72 hours before departure. arrival.

Children under 12 will be exempt from the PCR test and the request for a vaccination certificate upon entry.