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Covid testing in Samara

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Canada requires a Covid test done 3 days prior to returning to the country. Is there anywhere in Samara to get this done?

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Ontario, Canada
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riverwalk2014,

You could browse the July 23 list from the Tourism Institute of CR, ICT, - it has direct contacts for the onward travel Covid testing locations in different areas of CR - https://www.ict.go.cr/es/documentos-institucionales/material-de-apoyo-coronavirus/pruebas-covid-para-usa/1898-laboratories-authorized-in-costa-rica-for-test-sars-cov-2/file.html If you want to see some previous threads about Covid testing in Samara and area - e,g., Posts 9 and on at https://www.tripadvisor.ca/ShowTopic-g309247-i3245-k13479143-Road_to_Nosara_Dry_Season-Playa_Samara_Province_of_Guanacaste.html or ## 23-25 at https://www.tripadvisor.ca/ShowTopic-g309247-i3245-k13465132-o20-SAMARA_QUESTIONS_Working_Remotely_in_March-Playa_Samara_Province_of_Guanacaste.html . Hopefully, it won't cost you US300 pp reportedly charged for PCR tests by 1 Dr there.

Liberia airport has a lab, too. They offer rapid (not accepted by Canada) and PCR tests and charge US240 pp for a "3- hr RT PCR", and US99 pp for a "Next day RT PCR", though the Lab says it takes 2 days for the results, if the sample is taken on Sun. https://covid.morphotr.com/?intAction=test .

Edited: 21 August 2021, 22:40
San Jose, Costa Rica
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Good question...Morpho TRV is a travel Agnecy looing for commissions every time some body is refere by them or some Morpho representatives

Deal directly with Echandi Labs http://labechandi.com/

Just a short clarification somebody mentioned a Dr in Samara ...well the community loves him..he donates the money he charges back to the community...no idea why "some " people hate this idea.. ?? he cares for people in need

Nice to be carefulll now days with people advicing by links in this important issue ...is your health !!...if anything goes wrong will be harrd to immposible to get a straight answer from them

Try to get advice from Canadians that recently had been in Costa Rica or even better in Samara

Is a great Canadian lady that is an active TA member...you can try to contact her RAQUEL_Z is her screen name

Please do not hesitate to ask question any time, many great TA members living here full time here in Costa Rica and also great recent visitors from Canada. We are ready to help you

Roadadvisor

Edited: 22 August 2021, 00:39
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riverwalk2014, I prefer to rely on official sources of information, incl. the included in my earlier reply list of direct contacts from the official ICT site, as well as to research multiple other visitors' experiences. The rest is up to you. How much to pay, to whom, whether it is what you would like to do or not.

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NIce to change positions...life is great...Dr in samara is one of the best person I had ever meet...I hope he still there and safe !!

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Thank you TA

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Thank you!

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Thanks!

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👌

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You are more than WELCOME !!

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