Covid-19: Court suspends quarantine requirement for travelers at Brazil’s Guarulhos airport

With the decision, the rule establishing the obligation to present a negative Covid-19 test taken up to 72 hours before boarding as a requirement for entering the country by plane comes back into force.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Judge Antonio Cedenho of the Federal Court of Appeals (TRF-3) has suspended the quarantine requirement for passengers entering Brazil through Guarulhos International Airport, in the state of São Paulo, the largest in Brazil.

The requirement had been ordered on August 13 by Judge Alexey Pere, from the 2nd Federal District Court of Guarulhos, at the request of the Federal Prosecutor's Office.

According to the lower court decision, anyone who passed through the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, South Africa, and India 14 days before landing in Brazil was required to undergo quarantine in Guarulhos . . .

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