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As of this Wednesday, Paraguay will require at least two doses of a vaccine against the coronavirus to anyone you want enter the country by air. “Every person over 18 years of age, regardless of their place of departure, must present a vaccination certificate stating that they received at least two doses of the vaccine,” said the Ministry of Public Health.

The decision exempts travelers who have been immunized with vaccines that require a single dose. Also to those who present a certificate that proves a medical condition for which the immunizer is contraindicated, to residents in Paraguay who do not have the complete guideline and to those who argue humanitarian reasons, Telam reported.

Likewise, the authorities established that those over 12 years of age must present negative PCR tests carried out no more than 48 hours before entering the country or antigens with no more than 24 hours. On the other hand, people who enter by land from the Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil Y Uruguay They will no longer be required to undergo coronavirus tests, as they have been up to now.

In addition, all the sanitary requirements for the entry of those who reside in border cities of Argentina and Brazil were eliminated. “All people who enter with the neighborhood transit regime must prove that they reside in the border city and do not require any health requirement for entry,” the statement underlined.

Paraguay accumulated 476,892 confirmed cases of coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic, of which 11,079 people had the active infection, according to the latest official balance. There were also 16,673 deaths from the disease, three of them in the last 24 hours.

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