Turkey would require a unfavourable coronavirus check from air passengers coming into the nation from December 28, in line with the Turkish well being minister.
Vacationers coming into by way of sea and land borders will even be required to current a unfavourable PCR check end result from December 30.
The check 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 check, Turkey will even 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 check on day 7 of their quarantine, and might be allowed to conclude their quarantine in the event that they obtain a unfavourable end result.
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.