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Alarming figures from Omicron, Kosovo imposes new measures for travelers from Albania

Alarming figures from Omicron, Kosovo imposes new measures for travelers from

The increase in case numbers with Covid-19 due to the presence of the Omicron variant has made Kosovo tighten measures with Albania.

The Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs announced today the new measures imposed by the Republic of Kosovo, for travel in Covid-19 conditions starting from today, January 22, until February 4, 2022.

" Every person entering the Republic of Kosovo, must have one of the following evidence:
1. 3-dose vaccination certificate (or one dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine and booster dose) against COVID-19;
2. 2-dose immunization certificate (or one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine) against COVID-19, with negative RT-PCR test, not earlier than 48 hours prior to departure for airway passengers or 48 hours prior to arrival at the border point for those entering the land route.
The following are excluded from the request to present any of the evidence mentioned above:
Persons who enter Kosovo through the airport or through land border points and leave Kosovo (transit) within 3 hours through the airport or land border points, provided that at the entrance to sign the statement that he will leave the country within 3 hours and that exit at border point to be different from the border entrance;
Persons working as professional transporters (drivers), provided that they comply with the protocol for international transport for protection against COVID-19;
Citizens of the Republic of Kosovo who have left Kosovo in the last 12 hours;
Foreign citizens, who pass through Kosovo through organized transport by bus or regular international line, transit, provided that the declaration is signed that they will leave the territory of Kosovo within 5 hours;
Foreign diplomats, accredited in Kosovo and members of KFOR troops;
Persons under the age of 12;
Citizens of the Republic of Kosovo who do not have two doses of vaccine, are obliged to perform quarantine at home, for a period of 7 days from the entry into the territory of the Republic of Kosovo;
Persons with medical evidence from the specialist doctor of the respective field that they have contraindications, are not obliged to perform vaccination.
These persons must submit a negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19, administered no earlier than 48 hours before departure (for passengers entering by air) or 48 hours before arrival at the border point (for those entering by land) ).
" People from the age of 12 to 16 must submit a negative RT-PCR test no older than 48 hours ", the ministry announces.

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