Manda­tory quar­an­tine lifted in Tahiti


Pape’ete: French Poly­ne­sia has lifted the seven-day manda­tory quar­an­tine for in­com­ing trav­ellers to boost its strug­gling tourism sec­tor.

Pas­sen­gers on a flight from France which landed yes­ter­day had to prove they were Covid-19 neg­a­tive 72 hours be­fore de­par­ture - they will have to self-test for the virus in four days.

From to­day, French Poly­ne­sia will re­ceive its first tourists from the United States since March, as Air Tahiti Nui re­sumes its Los An­ge­les ser­vice.

Since last week­end all trav­ellers to Tahiti must be reg­is­tered and cleared via an on­line reg­is­tra­tion sys­tem. Pres­i­dent Edouard Fritch ac­knowl­edged that the COVID-19 cri­sis had wors­ened in the US

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