Madeira Island reopens for tourists: Portuguese destination will start to receive international travelers from July
Madeira Island, portuguese destination located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, announced that it will reopen to foreign tourists from the 1st of July. However, to ensure the safety of travelers, the location will require the presentation of a negative test result for Covid-19. The test must be carried out within 72 hours before disembarkation.
To further strengthen safety standards, the government of island of Wood will also offer free tests to passengers who do not carry the exam, which will be taken upon arrival. The measures are part of the Tourism strategy of the Wood focused on positioning itself as a safe destination in relation to Covid-19.
The idea is that, by July 1st, most tourist establishments will be operating. Since May 15, a corridor has been installed between the main islands of the destination, allowing access for passengers traveling between the islands of Wood and Porto Santo. In addition, Porto Santo beach was officially the first in Europe to be reopened to the public.
THE island of Wood registered a low number of infected and acted quickly to control the virus in its territory, as well as the rest of Portugal. The region had 90 infected people, of which 76 have already recovered. In addition, there was no record of deaths at the destination.
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