PCR test is back for all domestic air passengers

Picture: Anybody for a fast PCR Check. Credit score: FKUI

Whereas the flood gates appear to have opened prior to now weeks, with tons of of out-of-town vehicles blocking the Bali streets and home vacationers, particularly, filling the eating places and vacationer hotspot throughout city, the federal government seems to be making an attempt to place the brakes on once more.

It was introduced on Monday evening for the following two week interval of the PPKM, till November 1, 2021, that the PCR exams are once more the prerequisite to journey by air.

For the following two weeks, the federal government will now not enable the usage of speedy antigen exams to fly. Home vacationers are actually solely allowed to journey with the RT-PCR check.

The brand new guidelines apply to areas with PPKM Stage 3, Stage 2, and Stage 1 standing in Java-Bali.

Intimately, the up to date rule as of October 19, 2021, stipulates that home vacationers utilizing airplanes should present a vaccine card with at the least the primary dose. As well as, it’s essential to present a destructive Covid-19 check end result inside a most of two×24 hours earlier than departure.

This provision applies to passengers with each the primary and second doses of vaccine. Earlier than it was attainable to fly with the double shot vaccine card and antigen speedy check.

Land journey nonetheless solely requires a destructive antigen check, with coverage makers saying truck drivers ought to report back to authorities in the event that they really feel unwell.

In the meantime, Bali dropped to PPKM Stage 2 on Monday too.  Since we now have been residing at round Stage 1.5 since many weeks in the past it’s tough to say in actuality what distinction that makes.

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