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COVID-19: Pakistan CAA releases new guidelines for air travel

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COVID-19: Pakistan CAA releases new guidelines for air travel

From October 1, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a new advisory requiring a COVID-19 vaccination certificate for air travel.

After September 30, international and domestic travel without the COVID-19 vaccine will be prohibited, according to the new regulations.

Those under the age of 17 and patients are not required to show a vaccination certificate. Patients, on the other hand, must provide a doctor’s letter in order to get an exemption.

The aviation authority had already extended the limitations on incoming aircraft until September 30, while maintaining the ban on countries classified as Category C.

The notice said that any Pakistanis whose return to Pakistan from Category C countries is planned for September 30 may travel to the country without a specific exemption.

The CAA issued a notice on August 30 requesting the COVID-19 limitations to be extended.

They must also have a negative PCR test result obtained within 72 hours of beginning travel to Pakistan, according to the statement.

The CAA previously said that all incoming travelers aged six and above would be required to have a valid negative PCR test result obtained within 72 hours of the start of the journey to Pakistan.

“All arriving passengers of age 6 years and above will be tested through rapid antigen testing upon arrival in Pakistan,” the travel advisory had said.

Testing results that are positive Passengers aged six to twelve would be quarantined at home under the supervision of relevant authorities, according to the announcement.

Positive-testing travelers above the age of 12 will be quarantined at a designated facility, according to standard practice, according to the travel warning.

Due to the volatile nature of the COVID-19 situation, any or all incoming passengers may be subjected to extra restrictions required by the appropriate health authorities upon arrival in Pakistan,” the advisory said.

Read more: https://pakobserver.net/covid/