Turkey will not quarantine Indians who have been vaccinated, travelers from 9 countries in the Philippines are exempted

There is relief news for people planning to go to Turkey from India. Now Indian travelers will not have to stay in quarantine for 10 days on their way to Turkey. The Turkish government has announced a waiver for vaccinated travelers. However, this relief will be given only to those travelers who have got the World Health Organization (WHO) or Turkish government approved vaccine.

This rule will apply to every person above the age of 12 years. A second dose of the vaccine is required at least 14 days before traveling. Vaccines that have received approval include Pfizer, Biotech, Sputnik V and Sinovac. AstraZeneca’s Covaxin being installed in India has also been included in this list.

RT-PCR test Even
after having the necessary vaccine certificate, travelers traveling from India to Turkey are required to undergo RT-PCR test. Passengers will have to show the report done 72 hours in advance. Travelers who have not been vaccinated will have to stay in a hotel or any quarantine center for 10 days.

More than 10 million tourists who reached Turkey in 7 months have already given the
first dose of vaccine to 79% of people over the age of 18 years and 62% of people in Turkey till 4th September. Despite the epidemic, 119 million travelers went to Turkey from January to July. The number of international tourists arriving in Turkey in July 2021 was 4.3 million. This shows how many people from all over the world come to visit Turkey.

Britain also removed India from the Red List
Britain has also removed India from the Red List related to travel and put it in the Amber List after the situation improves. Travelers from the country living in the Amber List are not quarantined for 10 days. However, they have to undergo the RTPCR test again within 2 days of reaching the UK.

The UK only recognized UK, EU and US approved vaccines. Apart from this, in case of any other vaccine, travel can be done only after 2 weeks.

The President of the
Philippines ordered that the Philippines has invited travelers from 9 countries, including India, to visit it on Saturday. According to the Manila Times report, this decision has been taken at a time when the Philippines has reported the second highest number of new cases of corona. There were 20,310 cases here on Sunday. Philippine President Rodrigue Duterte’s spokesman Harry Roque said the decision was taken on the advice of the Inter-Agency Task Force.

Source: Bhaskar

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