News In Puerto Vallarta indicate reports by some travelers of the rapid blood test given at PVR Airport. Several national and foreign passengers are reporting on social media having to take a rapid blood tests to detect whether or not they have the Corona virus. Strangely the Mexican Federal Government Ministry of Health has spoken out on many occasions against the use of rapid tests claiming they can give false positives and be imprecise. They are also expensive. To the contrary, Government of Jalisco have extended its support of implementation of the rapid test as a measure of health prevention and timely detection of new infections. There are also reports of passengers being asked to fill out an online health survey and take a sceen shot of it without anyone asking or checking it.
GAYPV Editors Note: It is not clear if this is at random or mandatory test or if this an actual procedure being implemented by the airport. We are simply informing you there are reports of the test being conducted at the Puerto Vallarta airport by travelers. These reports are on social media and 1 Spanish newspaper listed at the end of this article. Please consult your airline or the Puerto Vallarta airport for exact details.