Grenada welcomes only fully vaccinated travellers

The Grenada government has announced that it would only allow the fully vaccinated travellers to enter the island both at the air and seaports. This decision of the Grenada government comes seeing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic's situation in order to curb the spread of the deadly virus.

Grenada: The Grenada government has announced that it would only allow the fully vaccinated travellers to enter the island both at the air and seaports. This decision of the Grenada government comes seeing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic’s situation in order to curb the spread of the deadly virus.

Tourism Minister of Grenada – Dr Clarice Modester, asserted, “We have intensified our discussions with the Ministry of Health and being involved in tourism and having seen the suffering of the tour operators, of the vendors, of everybody else, my first impulse is to take what you get, but this is not ordinary times.”

The Minister further noted that in the COVID-19 times, the Ministry of Health has insisted that 100 per cent of the guests must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 contagious virus.

During the press conference of Grenada Tourism Authority – GTA, the tourism minister cited that “The health authorities want to make sure that Grenada’s COVID-19 protocols and conditions are being adhered to.”

The current policy of the Caribbean island is that all the visitors who have received their second jab of the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated only be obliged to spend no more than 48 hours in quarantine.

All the passengers who are fully vaccinated and coming to Grenada island that is having received two doses of an approved vaccine are mandated to do an on-island PCR COVID test.

If the test result is negative, the individual would be allowed to combine with the citizens, and if the test results positive, the passenger would have to remain in quarantine.

The Passengers who have received only one jab of the COVID-19 vaccine would have to spend up to seven days in the quarantine and must test negative before they are permitted to admix with the citizens of the Caribbean island.

The health authorities have further stated that they are aware of people using fake documents and are also examining the authenticity of the documents and seeing which various incoming passengers have been charged for presenting false/fake documents to immigration and health authorities.