Fully vaccinated overseas arrivals no longer subjected to on-arrival PCR
A revised set of COVID-19 guidelines was issued for fully vaccinated persons arriving in Sri Lanka from overseas.
Accordingly, fully vaccinated passengers carrying a negative COVID-19 PCR report done 72 hours prior to embarkation will no longer be subjected to an on-arrival PCR test, Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella noted.
It was noted, however, that the passenger had to have been administered the second dose of the relevant COVID-19 vaccine within two weeks prior to their arrival.
The revised directives are to come into effect at midnight today (28).
"Starting midnight tonight, 29/09, all arrivals at @BIA_SriLanka will no longer be subject to on arrival #PCR tests provided that the test done within 72 hours of departure is negative. Arrivals should be #FullyVaccinated with the 2nd dose administered 2 weeks prior to arrival", Minister Rambukwella tweeted.