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A woman wearing a face mask to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus walks past a painting of a cat in Quezon City, Philippines on Monday, May 24, 2021. The Philippines, a coronavirus hotspot in Southeast Asia, has received more than eight million doses of COVID-19 vaccine since February, but less than half have been administered so far, said officials, adding that among the problems were public hesitancy and low registration for the jabs. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico has ended a nightly pandemic curfew after more than a year in force and will allow vaccinated visitors to enter the island without a negative coronavirus test result.

The island has been under a curfew since March 2020, when the first coronavirus case was reported. Even when the curfew was sometimes changed, it mostly stayed between midnight and 5 a.m.

Arriving visitors who are not vaccinated will still be required to present a negative coronavirus test or promise to offer a test result within 48 hours. The government intends to impose a $300 fine to those who don’t comply with the testing.

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