Turkey would require a adverse coronavirus take a look at from air passengers coming into the nation from December 28, in keeping with the Turkish well being minister.
Vacationers coming into by way of sea and land borders will even be required to current a adverse PCR take a look at outcome from December 30.
The take a look at should be carried out inside 72 hours of boarding, Well being Minister Fahrettin Koca mentioned in a press release Friday.
The measures will likely be in impact till March 1, the assertion mentioned.
Along with the coronavirus take a look at, Turkey will even require a compulsory dwelling quarantine for individuals who have been within the UK, Denmark or South Africa within the earlier 10 days, the assertion mentioned.
These passengers will likely be required to get a coronavirus take a look at on day 7 of their quarantine, and will likely be allowed to conclude their quarantine in the event that they obtain a adverse outcome.
Turkey has finalized a deal to acquire the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, Koca mentioned in a tweet. The deal consists of 550,000 doses to be delivered by early January and 4.5 million doses by the top of March, the tweet added.