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Africa > Botswana: Covid-19 and Travel


Present Situation

Total cases: 328 581

Active cases: 2 039

Recovered: 323 747

Deaths: 2 795

Vaccination count: 2.2 millions

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2023-01-22

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Not required.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Non
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are not required

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Allowed
Airports in Gaborone (GBE), Kasane (BBK) and Maun (MUB) reopened.

As of August 28, 2022, wearing of masks, proof of vaccination, and testing at port of entry for unvaccinated travelers is no longer required.

Tests: Not required.

Quarantine: No
Not required.

Information updated on 2023-03-10.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
Gatherings included funerals, weddings, business meetings, and workshops, are permitted with continued safety protocols: wearing of masks, social distancing, and the use of hand sanitizers when regular hand-washing is impossible.

Restaurants have resumed operates at full capacity as permitted by their trading licenses.

All sports and recreational activities have resumed.

The sale and consumption of alcohol are again permitted.

All schools are open and follow safety protocols.

Mask use
Masks are not required

Gatherings: Allowed
Events are allowed but wearing of masks, social distancing, and frequent sanitizing is mandatory

Restaurants and bars: Fully Open

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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