Turkey would require a unfavorable coronavirus take a look at from air passengers coming into the nation from December 28, in accordance with the Turkish well being minister.
Vacationers coming into by way of sea and land borders may also be required to current a unfavorable 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 might be in impact till March 1, the assertion mentioned.
Along with the coronavirus take a look at, Turkey may also require a compulsory residence quarantine for individuals who have been within the UK, Denmark or South Africa within the earlier 10 days, the assertion mentioned.
These passengers might be required to get a coronavirus take a look at on day 7 of their quarantine, and might be allowed to conclude their quarantine in the event that they obtain a unfavorable consequence.
Turkey has finalized a deal to acquire the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, Koca mentioned in a tweet. The deal contains 550,000 doses to be delivered by early January and 4.5 million doses by the tip of March, the tweet added.