Turks and Caicos have announced an update to their travel logs, the Caribbean Journal has learned.
All travelers are now required to provide a negative PCR or antigen test result that is valid within. was taken and received 3 days prior to travel.
The new regulations will come into force on July 28, 2021.
It is a change from the previous five-day requirement.
Turks and Caicos Islands first reopened to tourism in July 2020 and implemented a number of destination-wide health and safety protocols called TCI Assured.
The palm trees, Turks and Caicos Islands.
The travel destination received a Level 1 rating, the safest rating, from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
It is also one of the most vaccinated countries in the world, with vaccinations reaching more than 60 percent of the adult population.
“We are proud to have welcomed travelers safely to our beautiful Turks and Caicos Islands over the past year and are updating travel requirements to ensure continued vigilance and taking into account the effectiveness and implementation of the available COVID-19 tests,” said Turks and Caicos Tourism Minister Josephine Connolly. “More than 60 percent of the adult population in the Turks and Caicos Islands are fully vaccinated, which makes us one of the most heavily vaccinated countries in the world; Combined with our updated TCI Assured program, we are confident that the general well-being of our communities and visitors is assured as journeys to destinations continue to flourish. “
Beach house Turks and Caicos Islands.
All travelers to the Turks and Caicos Islands must also take out health or travel insurance that covers med-evac; You will also need to fill out a health care questionnaire.
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