Turkey will introduce new restrictions for foreign tourists, according to which no one visiting the country the traveler will not be able to enter it without help about the lack of coronavirus. This statement was made by the Minister of culture and tourism Mehmet Nuri Ersoy. His words are quoted the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR).
So, the assurance of the Minister, the government will oblige all foreigners and local citizens returning from abroad, to be tested for COVID-19 airports of the country. It is noted that since June, the Ministry of health organizes the work of the special laboratories, which will check passengers for the presence of the virus at major airports of Turkey.
Ersoy also said that the testing will be done before passport control and will take no more than two or three minutes. The result of each passenger will be able to learn in five or six hours, and if it is positive, that tourist immediately sequestered in a hotel and set up, with whom he had contact.
the Minister added that the work of the laboratories will be organized in such a way as to avoid large concentrations of people and provide maximum comfort to the travelers ‘ site.
Earlier in may, Turkey announced that in the summer of 2020, it will not close its borders to tourists, despite the pandemic of coronavirus in the world. The government of the country since the beginning of the summer season will start the program “Certification of healthy tourism.” It will include a number of measures to ensure the safety of tourists and employees in the sector.