South Africa has joined the growing list of countries who have dropped PCR test requirements for vaccinated travellers .
Addressing the nation on the country’s latest response to the covid-19 pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa said travellers who have been vaccinated against the virus will no longer require a negative PCR test to enter the country.
“Travellers entering South Africa would need to show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours,” the president said.
He added that ”all unvaccinated travellers entering South Africa who wants to be vaccinated will be offered vaccination. These measures will take effect from Wednesday, 22/03/22 once the new regulations are gazetted”