The Turkish Ministry of Health issued a statement on the 25th that passengers entering Turkey from December 28 must have a negative nucleic acid test report within 72 hours before boarding.
The statement said that due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases and the accelerated spread of the epidemic worldwide, Turkey believes that it is necessary to take new measures in the entry policy of foreign tourists.
All passengers flying from abroad from December 28 and entering by air, land and sea from December 30 must hold the latest 72 hours of negative nucleic acid test report. Otherwise, you will not be able to board the plane or be quarantined.
The above measures are valid until March 1, 2021.
The statement also said that in order to prevent the transmission of mutant novel coronavirus from the United Kingdom, Denmark and South Africa into Turkey
Passengers who have stayed in the above three countries and entered Turkey in the past 10 days must have a negative nucleic acid test report within 72 hours, and must undergo a second nucleic acid test after seven-day isolation in their place of residence after entry.
As a result, negative people end isolation, while positive people receive treatment.
On the same day, Turkish Airlines also announced that passengers entering Turkey on Turkish Airlines flights from the 28th must hold a negative nucleic acid test report 72 hours before boarding.