On April 28, the Task Force to combat coronavirus and reduce its impacts in Kyrgyzstan held a meeting in Bishkek. Deputy Prime Minister Edil Baisalov instructed the government agencies to ease some coronavirus restrictions, the press office of the Government of Kyrgyzstan reported.
The representatives of the Ministry of Health reported on the current epidemic situation in the Republic. Particular attention was paid to the vaccination coverage rates among the population.
The government agencies were instructed to remove the mandatory pre-arrival PCR test requirement for travellers entering Kyrgyzstan from May 1 this year. COVID-19 restrictions will be eased at all checkpoints along the entire length of the border.
From May 1, citizens of Kyrgyzstan and foreign nationals are not required to provide a coronavirus vaccination certificate when crossing border checkpoints.
The authorized representative offices of the President in the regions and the Ministry of Health were instructed to accelerate and expand vaccination coverage among vulnerable groups of the population.