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Cyprus recognized Sputnik Light as a booster for Russian tourists

11.01.2022 146 просмотров

We are talking only about those who underwent revaccination with Sputnik Light after two doses of Sputnik V, the Association of Tour Operators of Russia said.


The Ministry of Health of Cyprus recognized Sputnik Light as a booster vaccination to confirm the validity of the Russian vaccination certificate in the country. This was announced on Tuesday by the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) with reference to the tourism protocol of Cyprus.

“Of Russian vaccines, Cyprus recognizes Sputnik V. Accordingly, as a booster vaccination, our compatriots previously needed to undergo a second course of vaccination with the same drug. But now the Ministry of Health of Cyprus has also recognized Sputnik Light, the most common vaccine for revaccination in the Russian Federation, ”the message says.

doses of Sputnik V. It is impossible to enter Cyprus after a one-component Sputnik Light vaccination, ATOR noted. They also reminded that the Cypriot authorities do not require waiting 14 days from the completion of the full course of vaccination.

The tourist protocol, which entered into force on January 6, notes that “Cyprus considers all vaccines that have been approved by the European Agency to be allowed for travel. medicines, as well as Sputnik V, Sinopharm (BBIBP COVID-19), Sinovac, AstraZeneca-Covishield, AstraZeneca-SKBio, Covaxin, Novavax Nuvaxovid and Sputnik Light vaccines, the latter only when administered as a booster.”

The Cypriot authorities allowed people vaccinated with the Russian antiviral drug Sputnik V to come to the island, starting from May 10 last year. The island's cabinet has limited the duration of a full course of vaccination for both single-component and dual-component vaccines to seven months. Prior to the expiration of the last, vaccinated citizens must undergo revaccination with booster doses, otherwise they are equated in status with unvaccinated persons.

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