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Antigua and Barbuda

Present Situation

Total cases: 1 263

Active cases: 7

Recovered: 1 214

Deaths: 42

Vaccination count: 34 368

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2021-06-12

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
 • Masks are required in public spaces
 • Masks are required in public transport

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Allowed
Borders are open to foreign travelers. All travelers must have evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR medical certificate issued within 7 days of their flight. Upon arrival, visitors are subject to medical screening and must complete a health declaration form. Everyone will be monitored for COVID-19 for up to 14 days. Travelers may be subject to further COVID-19 testing at their own cost.

Tests: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.

Quarantine: Depends
Might be required to quarantine based on results.

Information updated on 2021-06-09.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Yes
A State of Emergency is in place until 30 June. Under these measures:

-from 8pm on 15 March until 15 April all persons must remain in their accommodation from 8pm to 5am each day unless seeking urgent medical attention
-face masks must be worn in any public place and must be worn for entry in to any supermarket or market
-face masks must cover nose and mouth, leave eyes, forehead, and ears visible, and cannot be worn at the same time as head coverings or dark glasses
-until 15 April all bars and gyms are closed
-in-house dining at restaurants is permitted with no more than 25 persons inside the establishment. Small groups of no more than 5 persons are permitted at a table if social distance allows
-retailers such as food and clothes shops, pharmacies, and hardware stores are allowed to operate
-public-facing government offices have restricted opening hours and visitors
-beaches are closed from 7pm on 1 April until 5am on 6 April. Off shore islands will be closed during this period and only fishing (commercial & sporting) will be permitted at sea. All other sea crafts must remain in port.
-no more than two people may travel in a motor vehicle at any one time if they are not of the same household. Members of the same household comprising more than two -people may travel together in the same vehicle. Face masks must be worn in motor vehicles when there is more than one occupant
-Only licensed taxis may pick up or drop off passengers at VC Bird International Airport; private vehicles may not pick up or drop off passengers
-people may undertake exercise in open fields, at the side of roads, and play golf or tennis between 5am and 6pm each day. They may be accompanied by members of their household, or by one other person if they are not of their household. All must observe a distance of six feet and wear face masks. Until 15 April team sports such as basketball and football are prohibited;
-private parties, social events such as banquets, and clubs/societies which host more than one household are permitted provided there are no more than five persons and all must observe a distance of six feet and wear face masks
-church services may take place with no more than 25 participants providing that they all observe distances of six feet and wear a face mask
-until 15 April weddings, funerals, and baptisms may take place with a limit of 25 participants; no celebrations/wakes may be held after the service;
-until 15 April residents of Antigua and Barbuda who test positive for COVID-19 will be required to enter government quarantine and wear a quarantine bracelet. Those in their household will be required to undergo testing and may also be required to enter a government quarantine facility and wear a quarantine bracelet.

Failure to comply with the State of Emergency regulations and/or instructions from government health authorities will result in either a fine of up to XCD10,000 and/or six months imprisonment.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces
Masks are required in public transport

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Events of more than 25 people banned.

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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