Botswana to Bar Foreigners Without Covid-19 Booster Shots

Botswana has introduced new COVID-19 guidelines barring entry to visitors that have not taken booster shots. The new measures take effect from Monday.

A statement by the Secretary of Botswana Health ministry, Christopher Nyanga said being fully vaccinated means having taken two doses of a two-dose vaccine regimen or single dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

According to him, If one has taken any of the two and is overdue for booster shots, they are no longer regarded as fully vaccinated, until they have taken the booster shot.

For unvaccinated persons, Botswana will now require a 72-hour negative PCR COVID-19 test, and that person needs to undertake vaccination at the port of entry at own cost and also go for quarantine at own cost.


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