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Department of Health issues health measures for processing travellers

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The Department of Health has issues a memo on health measures for processing travellers during Level 1.

These measures include:

  • The requirement for a negative COVID-19 test result not older than 72-hours from departure from the country of origin for travellers arriving in the country.
  • The negative test result must be produced to Port Health Officials on arrival and shall be valid for a period of 14 days from the date that the result was issues by the laboratory.
  • Port Health Officials will be required to intensify screening and ensure arriving travellers are screened in line with Port Health standard operating procedures on communicable disease control.
  • All travellers, including those in posession of a negative COVID-19 test must be subjected to mandatory primary screening at the port which will include completion of the travel health questionnaire and submitting it to the Port Health officials on arrival prior to departure, temperature screening and visual observation by Port Health.

To read to full memo, click on the link below:

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