Declining COVID Cases Enable Modified Travel Necessities for Domestic Vacationers and Relaxed Masking Mandates

SAINT THOMAS, Virgin Islands, March 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Virgin Islands proceed to see a drop in COVID-19 scenarios letting Governor Bryan to announce an relieve in demands for domestic tourists. Powerful as of March 7, tourists who are fully vaccinated in the United States and USVI can post evidence of vaccination and are no for a longer period necessary to present a adverse COVID check for entry.

Fully vaccinated vacationers include those who have been given the subsequent vaccines and have waited at minimum 14 days following their demanded dosage prior to the very first working day of journey to the USVI.

Authorized vaccinations include things like-

  • Johnson and Johnson (minimum amount 1 shot)
  • Moderna (minimal two photographs)
  • Pfizer/BionTech (minimal two pictures)
  • AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine (minimum amount two photographs)
  • Sinopharm (minimal two photographs)
  • Sinovac (bare minimum two shots)
  • COVAXIN (minimum two shots)
  • Covovax (bare minimum two pictures)
  • Nuvaxovid (minimal two pictures)

As of March 9, there were only .84% of good conditions claimed in the U.S. Virgin Islands in a seven-day period of time.

“Security has constantly been and proceeds to be our to start with concern for the two residents and website visitors of the USVI. As we intently monitor the COVID-19 scenarios in the Territory, we go on to see a development of declining beneficial situations which provides us an optimistic outlook on the potential of tourism in the location and the self-assurance to loosen the restrictions on visitation from the U.S.” says Commissioner Joseph B. Boschulte of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Section of Tourism. “We are hopeful that these new specifications through our user-friendly portal will give travelers the assurance that their health is our prime precedence.”

All site visitors arriving from the U.S. mainland and USVI are necessary to provide both proof of vaccination or suitable unfavorable COVID-19 exam in just five times of travel by the USVI Travel Screening Portal for travel clearance. Permitted site visitors will get a environmentally friendly QR affirmation code by way of e mail for entry.

Partially or unvaccinated domestic travelers, and these who received COVID-19 vaccination(s) outdoors of the U.S. are continue to demanded to post a destructive COVID-19 exam for journey clearance and entry into the Territory. Worldwide travelers, inclusive of the BVI ages 18 and more mature arriving in the USVI will have to deliver proof of vaccination and a negative COVID take a look at regardless of vaccination standing and citizenship.

Finally, tests is not expected for inbound vacation from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the U.S. mainland.

In the Territory, as of March 14, Governor Bryan has drooped indoor masking mandates. Deal with coverings are no for a longer period expected indoors with a several noteworthy exceptions which include indoor and out of doors regions at ports of entry, indoor and outside regions at public, private and parochial universities and at all hospitals, nursing properties and health care services. Company-entrepreneurs can ascertain irrespective of whether they want to require consumers and team to use masks at their discretion.

For a lot more data on COVID-19 protocols and the most recent tourism updates check out, https://www.visitusvi.com/ and  https://usviupdate.com/.

 

About the U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S. Virgin Islands are an formal U.S. territory in the Caribbean that consist of 3 particular person islands – St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix. Fantastic for leisure or company journey, the U.S. Virgin Islands are prosperous with culture, record, surrounded by breathtaking beach locations. When touring to the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. citizens can take pleasure in all the conveniences of domestic vacation as no passport is demanded for U.S. citizens arriving from Puerto Rico or the United States. Entry needs for non-U.S. citizens are equal to coming into the United States from any international region. Upon departure, a passport is expected for non U.S. citizens. For extra information and facts about the United States Virgin Islands, go to VisitUSVI.com, comply with us on Instagram (@visitusvi) and Twitter (@usvitourism), and develop into a fan on Facebook (www.facebook.com/VisitUSVI).

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Resource U.S. Virgin Islands Section of Tourism