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Turkey updates quarantine rules for vaccinated travelers from India

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Turkey updates quarantine rules for vaccinated travelers from India.

Ankara: Turkey has published updated quarantine rules for vaccinated travelers from India and Nepal, the Turkish embassy in New Delhi said on Monday.

According to a statement, passengers traveling to Turkey from India and Nepal and those who have been in these countries in the past 14 days will be subject to the latest measures.

Updated arrangements include that all passengers must submit a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival.

Those who clarify that they have had at least two doses (Single dose for Johnson & Johnson) of the vaccines approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization or Turkey, provided that at least 14 days have passed since the last dose, will be exempt mandatory quarantine.

Those who cannot provide the certificate will be quarantined at their residence or at the address they declare. On the tenth day of the quartet, they will be subjected to a PCR test and, if it is negative, the quartet will be terminated, if it is positive, the treatment will be carried out in accordance with the COVID-19 guidelines of the Ministry of Health.

In addition, in the statement, the measures include that passengers between 12 and 18 years old who travel with their parents and cannot certify that they are fully vaccinated must present a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival.

Children under 12 years of age will be exempt from the PCR test and the request for the vaccination certificate upon entry.

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