Uruguay confirms vaccination booster doses for foreign tourists when reopening borders

The government of Uruguay yesterday announced that tourists entering the country next month will be able to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, although implementation details have yet to be resolved.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The measure was agreed Thursday (14) in a meeting between President Luis Lacalle Pou and Minister of Tourism Tabaré Viera, the latter said at a press conference.

The agreement entails offering foreigners entering the country from November 1, third doses for adults and first doses for children under 18 years of age, the official explained. Once Uruguay opens its borders, only foreigners who can prove that they have the complete vaccination schedule against the coronavirus will be allowed to enter the country.

"It is one more service to be offered to tourists," Viera stressed, clarifying that . . .

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