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Benin

Present Situation


Total cases: 8 109

Active cases: 28

Recovered: 7 979

Deaths: 102

Vaccination count: 12 516

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2021-06-12

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Partially Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Anyone entering Benin will be required to undergo a health test at the cost of $165 USD. A second test will be conducted 15 days after arrival.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are required in public spaces

Provisions for travellers


Entry to the territory: Partially Allowed
Entry to Benin is restricted to "extreme necessities". Limited commercial flights are operating. COVID-19 testing is mandatory for all arrivals.

After the first test proves negative, a second test will be mandatory on day 14. Passengers must leave their passports with immigration police for up to 72 hours until the first test results are received.

Tests: Anyone entering Benin will be required to undergo a health test at the cost of $165 USD. A second test will be conducted 15 days after arrival.

Quarantine: Depends
Self quarantine for 48 hours is required until test results are in, if tested positive additional quarantine will be required

Information updated on 2021-06-09.

Action taken in the country


Lockdown: Partial
Gatherings of over 50 people are prohibited. Restrictions on bars, restaurants and entertainment spots have been lifted.

Visits to public institutions, including government buildings, have been limited. Additional measures include the requirement to wear face masks in public spaces and a systematic sanctioning of those people found to have breached restriction and confinement measures imposed on them.

Schools and other educational establishments have been reopened.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Events of more than 50 people banned

Restaurants and bars: Fully Open

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open









     

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