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Namibia to temporarily scrap negative Covid tests for fully jabbed citizens – Windhoek News

The above-talked about classes of individuals can enter the nation at any time with a legitimate and genuine vaccination card, stated Minister of Health and Social Services Kalumbi Shangula.

“For all other categories of travellers, including truck drivers who are not fully vaccinated, the validity of a negative PCR Covid-19 test results remains 72 hours from the time of the collection of the specimen to the time the individual presents him/herself at the point of entry into Namibia,” Xinhua news company quoted the Minister as saying.

Shangula highlighted that non-Namibians who arrive with PCR check outcomes older than 72 hours and should not in possession of a de-isolation certificates, might be denied entry into the nation.

The Minister additionally added that Namibians who arrive with out a legitimate PCR check outcome or a de-isolation certificates might be subjected to a PCR check at personal value on the port of entry and might be quarantined at personal value.

“Such travellers will be released from quarantine if the PCR results are negative. Namibian citizens and permanent residence permit holders who present positive PCR test results at points of entry may be allowed to proceed to the final destination and be subjected to isolation at their own cost or to supervised home isolation provided that they have obtained approval for such supervised home isolation from the responsible officials,” he stated.

According to the official, the present laws are due to expire on Saturday midnight and the brand new measures will begin from Sunday to February 16.

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