Kyrgyzstan coronavirus travel re-opening/restrictions Q&A

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Kyrgyzstan coronavirus travel re-opening/restrictions Q&A

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Kyrgyzstan opening borders, as long as you have PCT test

Not sure from when, though


https://24.kg/vlast/175697_vozobnovlen_ ... imet_ptsr/

The government of Kyrgyzstan decided to resume the passage of citizens of foreign states and stateless persons into the country arriving through the checkpoints of the international airports "Manas", "Osh", "Issyk-Kul". This was reported by the Foreign Ministry.

According to the ministry, visitors are required to comply with the requirements of action algorithms to prevent the import and spread of COVID-19.

The Ministry recalls that in accordance with the specified algorithms, foreigners and stateless persons are allowed on board an aircraft traveling to the Kyrgyz Republic, upon presentation of the results of a PCR study, indicating the absence of coronavirus infection, conducted over the past 72 hours (three days).

After arriving in the Kyrgyz Republic, the employees of the sanitary and quarantine points will also check the availability of PCR test results. The temperature will be measured for passengers on board.

It is specified that in the event of the expiration of the PCR test for objective reasons related to the duration of the flight or flight delay, foreigners and stateless persons are required to undergo a PCR test at the place of arrival.

In addition, in order to ensure international monitoring of the elections of the President and deputies of the Jogorku Kenesh, scheduled for 2021, the Cabinet of Ministers made a decision to let foreign citizens go to the country as international observers at the invitation of the Foreign Ministry.
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It looks like it's starting immediately?
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Yes. From yesterday, it is confirmed.

But fly in only, no land border yet
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Interesting, any opinions from an ethical perspective whether we should travel to Kyrgyzstan?

On a sidenote: I read about a similar arrangement for Pakistan. So there might be a few options next summer, wonder whether otger Central Asian countries open up.
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What exactly do you mean by ethical perspective, Jealgu?

It is very easy to make sure the money you spend in Kyrgyzstan will go to the people who need it the most.
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Thats true, but what about the risk of bringing in Covid. It might not be detectable 72 hours beforehand, while you still have it.
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If 72 hours is an issue you can self isolate for extra days. And can re-test afterwards.
I personally don't see any problems with travelers who travel now if they take measures to prevent any infections they may have from spreading. Like don't sneeze and cough on others, don't kiss and other physical close contacts, etc.
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