According to the circular issued by the Ministry of Interior this evening, PCR testing is mandatory for those who are not vaccinated. The PCR test requirement, which will put citizens who do not want to be vaccinated against Kovid-19, was stated in detail in the circular sent by the Ministry of Interior to the governorships of 81 provinces. The articles in the circular were created in line with the decisions taken in the Presidential Cabinet and the recommendations of the Ministry of Health and the Scientific Committee. Here are those items:
Vaccination opponents will be informed
Although vaccination studies continue to be carried out on a voluntary basis, information and guidance activities aimed at eliminating the concerns and hesitations of those who are hesitant about vaccination will be emphasized under the coordination of the governors and district governors. For this purpose, broad-based studies will be carried out with the participation and support of relevant public institutions and organizations, local governments, non-governmental organizations, headmen and opinion leaders.
Those who are not vaccinated have to show a negative PCR test
As of Monday, September 6, 2021, people who are not vaccinated; A PCR test with a negative result will be mandatory for the participation of citizens in activities such as concerts, cinemas and theaters. In this framework, operators/organizers will be asked about the vaccinated/past disease (according to the period of scientific immunity after Covid-19 disease) or the negative PCR test performed maximum 48 hours ago, via the HES code, at the entrance to the events.
If the person has not had the disease or is not vaccinated or has a negative PCR test, they will not be allowed to participate in the event.
Those who do not have corona will not be able to use public transportation if they are unvaccinated.
There will also be a negative PCR test for intercity trips by plane, bus, train or other public transportation vehicles, excluding private vehicles, by people who are not vaccinated or have the disease. In this context, starting from Monday, September 6, 2021, travel companies will be asked for a vaccinated/past disease (according to the time that is scientifically considered immune after Covid-19 disease) or a negative PCR test performed maximum 48 hours ago, via the HES code, at the time of admission to the vehicle. If the person has not had the disease or is not vaccinated or has a negative PCR test, these people will not be allowed to travel.
For people who have not had the disease or who are not vaccinated, who will benefit from other activities or activities in their provinces / districts by the governorships / district governors, with the decisions of the Provincial / District Hygiene Board, PCR test control over the HES code may be required.
no hugs no handshakes
With the epidemic process, it is seen that behaviors such as hugging and shaking hands, which are avoided in line with the distance rule, have become widespread in the society especially recently. Efforts to remind citizens of the importance of staying away from activities such as handshaking/hugging, which are a part of our culture, but increase the spread of the epidemic during the fight against the epidemic, will continue under the coordination of the governors and district governors.