Qatar adds Jordan to green travel list

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AMMAN — The Qatar Ministry of Health on Monday announced an updated green list for travelers coming to Doha that includes Jordan.

Based on the list, which will be implemented as of next Wednesday, all travelers coming from the countries listed will be exempted from a mandatory quarantine upon their arrival in Doha, according to a statement issued by the Qatari Ministry of Health.اضافة اعلان

The statement added that the new updates aim to facilitate the process of travel and return to Qatar, in light of a decrease in COVID case numbers, according to Al-Ghad News.

Jordan was among a number of other Arab and foreign countries added to the green list.

The Qatari Ministry of Health stated that the travel and return policy is an integral part of Qatar's strategy to combat the coronavirus.

The newly updated list replaces the current classification of countries with two new list; green and red.

All travelers must sign an “acknowledgment and undertaking” form before arriving to Qatar, which will be available on the ministry of public health’s official website, in addition to registering with the airline reservation system.

The new regulations also change the country’s PCR requirement. Fully vaccinated citizens, residents, and those coming from countries on the green list will be required to take a PCR test 36 hours before traveling instead of immediately before flying.

Qatar also updated its list of approved vaccines to include both the Sinovac vaccine and the Sputnik vaccine, according to Jordan Agency, Petra.

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