Travel restrictions lifted for those who complete both doses of vaccine

Those who have completed both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine can travel to islands that are not under the Health Protection Agency (HPA)'s monitoring status from Thursday, the government has announced.

During a press conference held Wednesday, Spokesperson at the President's Office, Mabrook Azeez said those who have completed the vaccine doses can travel to islands that are not under HPA's monitoring if 14 days have passed since they received the second dose of the vaccine. However, they will still be required to present a negative PCR test to travel, he added. Mabrook said negative random sample tests will also be accepted as PCR tests.

The government has also granted eases on travel restrictions for resort workers. However, resorts are expected to test samples from 10 percent of their workers as active surveillance once a month. Only resort workers at resorts that are not under HPA's monitoring can travel without quarantine.