Cuba wait for U !

AlbertoBy Alberto, Cuban Travel Specialist, on September 17, 2021

Cuba wait for U !

Dear followers,

We are pleased to inform you that Cuban government announced the gradual reopening of borders, after analyzing "the demonstrated effectiveness of the vaccination process", the progress of which indicates that by November 90% of the population would be vaccinated.

In this way, the Ministry of Tourism reported that “health protocols will be made more flexible upon arrival of travelers, which will be focused on monitoring symptomatic patients and taking temperature. In addition, diagnostic tests will be carried out at random, the arrival PCR will not be required and the passenger's vaccination certificate will be recognized”.

We advise you to follow our social media channels and the blog so you are aware of all news we are sharing in regard. What we can assure you is we are looking forward to seeing you very soon.

Informative note from the Ministry of Public Health

Faced with the appearance of a new variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 called “Ómicron” (B.1.1.529), identified as a variant “of concern” by the World Health Organization (WHO), with rapid dissemination, isolating cases in several countries of
the world, it is decided to apply new reinforcement measures in the control of international travelers.
Travelers from: South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Malawi and Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), upon entering our country must meet the following requirements:

• Present a complete vaccination schedule at the point of entry.
• The negative result of an RT-PCR performed at most 72 hours before the trip.
• A SARS-CoV-2 PCR-RT sample will be taken at the point of entry.
• Compulsory quarantine will be applied for seven days in a hotel destined for this purpose, the traveler assuming the costs of accommodation and transportation.
• A new sample will be taken for SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR on the sixth day, and if negative, they will be discharged from quarantine on the seventh day.

In the case of travelers from Belgium, Israel, Hong Kong, Egypt, Turkey and the rest of the Sub-Saharan African countries (Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda , Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Swaziland, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Djibouti and Zambia).

• The same measures will be applied to them as in the previous countries with the exception of quarantine and RT-PCR on the sixth day.

The measures will take effect from December 4th, 2021.

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