Costa Rica To Reopen Two Airports For Tourists

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Costa Rica will reopen two of its airports from 1st August to tourists from the United Kingdom, Canada and, European Union the govt said on Thursday, whilst it reported the highest daily number of coronavirus infections so far.

Tourism minister Gustavo Segura announced the reopening of the Juan Santamaria airport in San Jose and also the Daniel Oduber airport in northeast Costa Rica, saying both had the sanitary procedures in place needed to resume operations after closing in March to order to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

U.S. travelers, who made up nearly 40% of all visitors to Costa Rica last year, weren’t included in the list.

Segura said that British, European, and Canadian tourists would only be allowed to enter the country after presenting negative COVID-19 test results, also as travel insurance that might cover any potential quarantine or medical costs.

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