Tourists flying to Seychelles after Aug. 1 re-opening must have recent COVID-19 test

Tourists flying to Seychelles after Aug. 1 re-opening must have recent COVID-19 test

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 02:36 pm

All passengers coming to Seychelles from Aug. 1 when the airport opens for scheduled passenger flights ought to have proof of a poor COVID-19 PCR take a look at no longer greater than 72 hours ancient earlier than boarding their flight to the island nation, said a top reliable on Tuesday.

The Public Health Commissioner, Jude Gedeon, informed a press convention that there are additional travel conditions for visitors, Seychellois and resident permit holders coming to Seychelles.

Visitors need to be from low- or medium-risk international locations and an utility structure must be submitted The listing is posted on the internet site of the departments of tourism and health. “Visitors from high-risk nations will no longer be allowed to travel to Seychelles. Since the COVID-19 pandemic is dynamic and can change at any time traffic should make sure that flight and hotel bookings allow flexibility on cancellation or postponement at brief notice,” he added. Upon arrival in Seychelles, an archipelago in the western Indian Ocean, all visitors need to show proof of accommodation in an accredited tourism establishment, a listing of which are on hand for download on the department’s website.

“As from Aug. 1, traffic are authorised to remain in no longer greater than two permitted corporations for the first seven days.

When they alternate lodging we must be capable to track the place they are going to stay next,” stated Gedeon.

Seychellois and resident permit holders from high-risk nations may also apply to enter Seychelles Gedeon stated that “when permission is granted they will be required to endure a facility-based quarantine for 14-day period and COVID-19 PCR test at their cost.

The purpose we are doing it is due to the fact we have to make sure that we have quarantine services available for them when they arrive in Seychelles.” Seychellois and resident allow holders who have spent 14 days in a authorized usa right away prior to journey might also enter Seychelles and can continue to be in their very own homes underneath passive surveillance for 14 days.

Meanwhile, the Department of Health is strongly advising Seychellois and resident allow holders not to tour foreign places until in addition notice.