Now, to enter the country, tourists will have to take not two, but three tests for COVID-19.
The new rules come into force on January 4, 2022 / UNIAN photo, Marina Grigorenko
The Cypriot authorities are introducing new restrictions on foreign tourists.
Now, to enter the country, tourists will have to take not two, but three tests for COVID-19. It is reported by Cyprus Flight Pass.
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So, before leaving for Cyprus, a tourist must do a PCR test no later than 48 hours before arrival.
The second PCR test must be taken immediately upon arrival in Cyprus.
The third test must be taken no later than three days after arrival in the country.
The new rules come into force on January 4 and will remain in effect until January 15, 2022. It is noteworthy that even vaccinated tourists will have to take tests.
New strain of coronavirus “Omicron”:
For the first time new strain B.1.1.529 was discovered in South Africa on November 24, 2021. It has more mutations and is thought to be more resistant to vaccines and spread faster.
The WHO stressed that the new strain has a large number of mutations, some of which are worrisome.