Passengers into Tunisia to face Stricter measures on Covid-19

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Travelers arriving in Tunisia will have to comply with stricter health measures effecttive from February 1,:2020.

Arrivals coming from countries concerned with the emergence of the new strain of COVID-19 must respect the strict measures, 

The purpose is to reduce the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

In this regard, travelers from abroad are required to undergo a mandatory quarantine of one week in one of the hotels dedicated for this purpose. Accommodation expenses will be borne by the traveler

This decision means “all travellers coming to Tunisia must present a negative PCR test for the coronavirus within 72 hours before the trip

Besides presenting a negative PCR test, upon their arrival, they must pass from a crossing point of COVID-19 antigen-based rapid diagnostic test.

Upon arrival, the traveler must submit a negative RT-PCR test taken during the 72 hours prior to boarding, a reservation in one of the hotels dedicated to the quarantine and a voucher confirming payment for the stay.

On the seventh day of mandatory quarantine, each person must take an RT-PCR test at their own expense. If the result is negative, the person may leave the hotel while still complying with the health protocol.

A 14-day quarantine commitment will be required for all passengers coming from abroad, who can spend the compulsory quarantine in a hotel or at home, “with the possibility of conducting a second lab test for coronavirus on the seventh day of quarantine to ensure that the person is free of the disease, thus reducing the compulsory quarantine to a week,” read the statement.

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