Armenia reopens ground borders for foreigners

TASS, Russia
Jan 13 2021
 
 
 
In August, Armenian authorities allowed entry for foreigners travelling by air
 
 
 
YEREVAN, January 13. /TASS/. The Government of Armenia decided to open its ground borders for foreigners, who previously were barred from entering due to the coronavirus infection, Armenian Foreign Ministry announced Wednesday.
 
"Entry restrictions for foreigners in Armenia are withdrawn; all foreigners now can enter both by air and via ground checkpoints. All foreigners now will be able to visit Armenia, if they have a negative PCR COVID test result, made within last 72 hours," the Ministry said.
 
In August, Armenian authorities allowed entry for foreigners travelling by air. The quarantine regime was in effect throughout the republic since September 11, 2020. On January 11, despite objections from the Ministry of Economy, the restrictions were extended by six months. Currently, a total of 163,128 COVID cases were registered in Armenia, 485 of them – during the last 24 hours.
 

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