Jordan announces new restrictions to combat Omicron variant

Jordan

Published: 2021-11-28 16:39

Last Updated: 2022-01-17 20:03


Jordan announces new restrictions to combat Omicron variant
Jordan announces new restrictions to combat Omicron variant

Sunday, the National Center for Crisis Management (NCSCM) announced a set of new measures to prevent the entry of the new COVID variant (Omicron) to the Kingdom.

The NCSCM said that the new measures will be imposed on those who visited South Africa, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Eswatini and Botswana during the 14 days prior to traveling to the Kingdom.

First: Jordanians and their families are allowed to travel to the Kingdom through Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) but must comply with the following restrictions:

-They must register on www.gateway2jordan.gov.jo.

-Provide a negative PCR test conducted 72 hours prior to travel to the country. This decision excludes children under the age of five.

-Conduct a PCR test at QAIA upon arrival, with the exception of children under the age of five.

-Sign the institutional-quarantine pledge in the airport.

-They must also pre-pay the cost of the institutional-quarantine at the Queen Alia International Airport Hotel (the period of the institutional-quarantine is 14 days, and must be paid in advance).

Second: Non-Jordanians are not allowed to travel to the Kingdom if they have stayed in one of the above-mentioned countries during the 14 days preceding their travel to the Kingdom.

Third: The traveler shall bear the legal responsibility if they provide misleading or false information, in addition to a fine of JD 10,000.