SKN listed in COVID-19 low-risk countries bubble for travel to Barbados

SKN listed in COVID-19 low-risk countries bubble for travel to Barbados

St. Kitts and Nevis is listed as one of four Caribbean countries, which have been included in a ‘bubble’ of low-risk countries for travel to Barbados.

 

According to gisbarbados.gov.bb, Acting Minister of Tourism and International Transport in Barbados, Kirk Humphrey, listed St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and St. Lucia. This, he mentioned at the landing of the InterCaribbean inaugural flight to Barbados on Wednesday.

 

These countries who are considered low risk because of their very low incidences of COVID-19 similar to Barbados. Persons travelling from these islands who have not travelled to or transited through any country designated as High to Medium risk within 21 days prior to travel to Barbados, will not be required to take a COVID-19 PCR test prior to or on arrival to Barbados.

 

However, all travelers will have to undergo health screening, and persons deemed to have been in close contact with a positive case will be quarantine at approved facilities on the island.

 

The Federation of SKN has recorded 17 confirmed cases of the virus: 16 recoveries, 1 active case and zero (0) deaths.

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