GoL Issues New Protocol For Passengers Arriving From High Risk Countries

The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Health, has released an updated COVID-19 travel protocol for passengers arriving from high risk countries into Liberia. This has become necessary in the wake of the spike in cases in some Asian and South American countries.

Under the new guidelines according to the government of Liberia, all travelers from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Brazil will be required to undergo Mandatory Precautionary Observation upon arrival at an approved facility directly from the airport. This will be done at their own expense.

Meanwhile, All incoming travelers will also be required to present a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test result upon arrival at the Liberian airport. The result must be from an accredited lab and must have been conducted within the last 96 hours prior to arrival in Liberia.

At the same time, Travelers will also be required to show their flight itinerary upon arrival and anyone from the designated countries within the last 14 days will have to undergo the stipulations of the new protocol. Travelers under precautionary observation will be tested on Day 7 after arrival. Those who test negative will be released.

The government is urging the public to read the full list of the new guidelines published by the Ministry before planning a trip to Liberia.

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