Praia, Dec 2 (Inforpress) – The Government has announced that it will demand again the mandatory presentation of COVID-19 negative test result for all those who want to enter the country, from Friday, December 3.
The measure is contained in Order No. 108/2021 of B.O. 118, Series I, published on Wednesday, in accordance with the provisions of Article 32 of Law No. 12/VIII/2012, of March 7, which approves the Resolution in accordance with Article 265 (2) of the Constitution of the Republic.
According to the document, the Government considers that under the principle of precaution in public health, it is necessary to demand again the mandatory presentation of COVID-19 negative test result to entry in the national territory, along with the strengthening of other prevention and containment measures in force.
The measure stems from the concern that the rapid dynamics of propagation the Ómicron variant has revealed since its first notification by the World Health Organization (WHO) on November 24, and there is already evidence of its presence in more than seventeen countries located on different continents.