The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) ordered that the suspension of the flights coming from the India governs until Monday, May 31, before the advance of the pandemic in the world, and in the middle of a second wave of the new coronavirus facing Peru. Likewise, the entry restriction for people from South Africa and Brazil remain until that date.
The measure was made official today through Ministerial Resolution 461-2021-MTC / 01, published in the official newspaper El Peruano. “To extend, from May 16 to 31, 2021, the suspension of passenger flights from the Republic of South Africa and the Federative Republic of Brazil […] and, suspend passenger flights from the Republic of India from May 16 to May 31, 2021 ″, states the resolution.
It is worth mentioning that since May 10, the Government had already ordered the restriction of entry to Peru for people from India. In a press conference held at the end of April, the president of the Council of Ministers, Violeta Bermúdez, indicated that this restriction would be maintained for Brazil and South Africa, but lifted for the United Kingdom from May 10
Peruvians, resident foreigners and non-resident foreigners who enter the national territory, regardless of the country of origin, must have a molecular or antigen test with a negative result, in accordance with current health regulations. Those people whose result is positive, enter mandatory isolation, according to regulations on the matter.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications urged passengers and the general public to “not lower their guard” and to continue applying the actions that prevent the spread of the coronavirus, such as the use of a mask, face shield, hand washing and social distancing.
Passengers of international air transport who to enter Peru must present a negative molecular test of COVID-19, carried out up to 72 hours before the flight; Complete the Affidavit of Health and Geolocation Authorization online and wear a mask and face shield at all times when staying on the plane and at the airport.
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