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Antigua to allow entry for visitors with mixed vaccine doses


Antigua to allow entry for visitors with mixed vaccine doses

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St John’s – Travellers who have received mixed doses of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are now approved for entry to the twin-island nation.

The new guideline, announced by the Government of Antigua & Barbuda’s National COVID-19 Vaccination Technical Working Group, applies to visitors who have received a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine with either Moderna or Pfizer vaccines, or a combination of Moderna and Pfizer.

The destination is already welcoming fully-vaccinated travellers who have received both doses of a World Health Organisation (WHO) approved two-dose COVID-19 vaccine.

“We are looking forward to welcoming all fully vaccinated Canadians to Antigua & Barbuda under these new and approved guidelines,” said Colin James, CEO of the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority.

Earlier this month, Barbados updated its entry requirements to allow fully vaccinated mixed-dose travellers to enter the country, reversing its original stance against mixed vaccines.

Jamaica has also supported mixing vaccines for travellers. (CMC)