Martinique has decided to suspend from Monday the conditions of entry into its territory by submitting travelers of all incomes to a seven-day isolation, in addition to a negative PCR test at Covid-19, announced the prefect on Saturday Stanislas Cazelles.
As a result, “travelers of all provinces, in particular the Hexagon and Guyana” will, in addition to the mandatory negative PCR test, “remain at home for 7 days, reducing exits to the strict minimum (food courses, medical appointments “, carry out a test 7 days after the arrival on the territory”, according to a press release from the prefect.
More than 100,000 travelers were stranded in Martinique for the holidays at the end of 2020.
“Avoid the introduction of the” English variant “
For the prefect, it is above all “to avoid the introduction of the” English variant “by a traveler who would be a carrier of the virus but who was not tested positive at the departure”.
Only travelers arriving in Guadeloupe or going to Martinique will not be able to follow these new measures. In retaliation, taking into account the sanitary situation plaguing Guyana, the communiqué clarified that “air flows with Guyana will be restricted”.