May 19, 2021 – 14:19 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenia has announced new entry procedures for travelers arriving in the country beginning from May 17, which means foreigners will be asked to provide a Covid-19 PCR test certificate with a negative result from the previous 72 hours, or a certification of complete vaccination against the virus. The second dose must be taken at least 14 days before entering the country.
According to information published by the Foreign Ministry, no test certificates are required for the infants under the age of 12 months.
Travelers entering Armenia from Russia should present the certificate through a special mobile application, Travel Without Covid-19.
For foreigners, the entry to Armenia continues to remain open both via air and land borders. If travelers have registered in the ARMED system, the vaccination certificate can be provided via ArmedeHealth mobile application.
Non-holders of the relevant certificate are subject to PCR sampling at the airport or border checkpoint sampling points and to compulsory isolation until the negative result will be obtained.
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Armenia grew by 229 to reach 221,368 on May 1. So far, 209,508 people have recovered, 4357 have died from the coronavirus in the country, while 1067 others carrying the virus have died from other causes.