Turkey would require a detrimental coronavirus take a look at from air passengers getting into the nation from December 28, in keeping with the Turkish well being minister.
Vacationers getting into through sea and land borders can even be required to current a detrimental PCR take a look at consequence from December 30.
The take a look at have to be carried out inside 72 hours of boarding, Well being Minister Fahrettin Koca mentioned in an announcement Friday.
The measures will probably be in impact till March 1, the assertion mentioned.
Along with the coronavirus take a look at, Turkey can 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 probably be required to get a coronavirus take a look at on day 7 of their quarantine, and will probably be allowed to conclude their quarantine in the event that they obtain a detrimental consequence.
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.