CUBA prepares gradual reopening of borders on November 15
Havana, Cuba, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) After closing its borders to visitors Cuba is preparing to gradually reopen its borders starting next November.
According to a statement published on the website of the Ministry of Tourism,Taking into account the progress in the vaccination process in Cuba, its proven effectiveness, and the perspective that more than 90% of the island's population will have completed the vaccination schedule in November, conditions are being prepared to open, gradually, the country's borders as of November 15, 2021.
President of #Cuba @DiazCanelB shares an announcement about preparations to gradually open the country's borders as of November 15, 2021 and calls on everyone to put forth the necessary effort on their part to be able to comply with these plans. https://t.co/MoDzWrj5Ne— Johana Tablada de la Torre (@JohanaTablada) September 6, 2021
The statement noted that the hygienic-sanitary protocols will be made more flexible upon the arrival of travelers by November, and will be focused on the surveillance for any symptomatic patients and the taking of temperature.
In addition, also according to the statement, diagnostic tests will be carried out at random, PCR tests will not be required upon arrival and the visitors' vaccination certificate will be recognized.
The opening of the domestic tourism market will begin gradually in accordance with the epidemiological indicators of each territory.