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Botswana lifts international travel restrictions

Botswana has just announced the lifting of international travel restrictions, to be carried out in two phases:

  1. phase one will start on the 9th of November, 2020, whereby air travel will resume in three airports: Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone, Kasane International Airport and Maun International Airport;
  2. phase two will start from the 1st of December, 2020, with the resumption of ground crossing at the commercial border points of Kazungula Road, Kazungula ferry, Ngoma, Ramokgwebana, Martins Drift, Ramatlabama, Tlokweng, Mamuno, Pioneer and  Mohembo;
  3. additionally, with effect from the 1st of December onwards, international air travel will also be resumed at Phillip G. Matante International Airport in Francistown.

All travellers arriving at the country will be required to present a valid, 72-hour negative Covid-19 PCR test result at the time of departure and will be screened for Covid-19 symptoms upon entry.

Also read: Botswana extends state of emergency by six months amid pandemic

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