Tanzania tightens entry rules

Now, from May 4, 2021, to visit Tanzania, foreign tourists will have to take tests, and some undergo quarantine to avoid the spread of the pandemic. This was stated by the President of the country of Samia Suluhu Hassan.

“Based on the global epidemiological situation and the emergence of new strains of viruses that cause Covid-19, there is an increased risk of importation into our country, therefore Tanzania decided to strengthen existing preventive measures, especially with regard to international travel.”, – said the head of state.

Now all travelers, both foreigners and Tanzanians, must submit a negative PCR test at border crossings, done no earlier than 72 hours prior to arrival. Those arriving from countries with a high prevalence of coronavirus, according to the WHO rating, must undergo express testing on arrival for $ 25. Guests from countries where the prevalence of new strains of coronavirus is high, in addition to the test, will have to self-isolate for 14 days.

The Health Ministry said in a statement that while in the country, visitors will be required to follow preventive measures such as wearing masks, disinfecting and social distancing.

According to profi.travel.

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