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Clarifications on quarantine exemptions

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Arriving passengers in possession of valid Medical certificates taken 72 hours pre-departure, evidencing that they are Covid Negative, are exempted from mandatory quarantine in The Gambia.

According to The Government Spokesperson, Ebrima G. Sankareh, “first, one has to be an arriving passenger and second, must be in possession of the certificate showing negative COVID-19 test results confirmed at least seventy-two (72) hours before boarding any flight(s) to Banjul International Airport.”

Anyone who arrives in The Gambia without fulfilling these mandatory pre-departure Health requirements shall be tested on arrival and undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine.
Equally, those in violation shall be responsible for their own quarantine expenses.

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Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu
Senior Information Officer,
Department of Information Services of the Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure,
Focal Person for Strategic Communication and External Public Relations,
The Gambia National COVID-19 Response Coordination Secretariat.

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