Libya imposes need for negative 48-hour PCR test on travellers – including Tunisians

By Sami Zaptia.

London, 8 July 2021:

Tunis Air confirmed that the Libyan authorities have implemented the decision announced two days ago that travellers into Libya must now have a negative PCR test no more than 48-hours old.

The decision by Libya comes as Tunisia reports record numbers of Coronavirus cases caused by the spread of the Delta/Indian variant.

The decision would not have been an easy one as Libya and Tunisia now see themselves as interdependent socially, culturally and economically. Any obstruction to the free-flow of goods and passengers will adversely affect both countries – at a time when they are both struggling to – and making huge efforts – to come out of an economic slump.

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