publicated: 14.02.2022

Mandatory PCR testing of vaccinated when entering Kyrgyzstan abolished!!!

The Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan has been instructed to cancel isolation of contact persons and mandatory PCR testing of vaccinated persons upon entry into the country. It was announced at a meeting of the headquarters for combatting coronavirus infection.

According to the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Ministry of Health informed about the current epidemiological situation in the country. The Deputy Head of the Cabinet Edil Baisalov recalled that there are many equally important tasks that require the attention of the people and the resources of the state in the republic in addition to COVID-19.

As a result of the discussion, the Ministry of Health was instructed to make the necessary changes and additions to the current algorithms and instructions to abolish the isolation of persons in contact with patients with COVID-19, and also to cancel the mandatory requirement for PCR testing or presence of certificate of vaccination against coronavirus infection for citizens arriving in the Kyrgyz Republic from February 11, 2022 in the prescribed manner.

Thus, it will be necessary to present a certificate of PCR test or a certificate of vaccination when entering the country.

«In the coming months we will continue an active vaccination campaign. We have to remain vigilant and be prepared for a possible worsening of the situation or the emergence of new strains. Our country will not delay reviewing of the previously imposed quarantine measures. We are interested in removing coronavirus restrictions in the region and around the world as soon as possible,» the official said.