#COVID19Chronicles-186: October 14, 2020-New testing rules for visitors from overseas

Last week, the PM announced new rules would be in place for arrivals to the island; the details are included below, and took effect on October 10 and apply through October 31:

They come under the latest Disaster Risk Management Order No. 14 – October 6, 2020, which was also made avaiable today, and posted by Susan Goffe on her blog..

The main change is passengers can use (WHO/PAHO approved) Antigen tests as well as PCR tests, and if living in high risk countries (including the USA) do not need to upload a negative test before traveling, but can present the results at time of travel, still subject to it being no more than 10 days old.

Author: Dennis G Jones (aka 'The Grasshopper')

Retired International Monetary Fund economist. My blog is for organizing my ideas and thoughts about a range of topics. I was born in Jamaica, but spent 30 years being educated, living, and working in the UK. I lived in the USA for two decades, and worked and travelled abroad, extensively, throughout my careers and for pleasure. My views have a wide international perspective. Father of 3 girls. Also, married to an economist. :)